4 blocked updates

Muzer muzerakascooby at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 21:54:16 UTC 2009

Donn wrote:
> On Friday, 05 June 2009 23:37:25 Willy K. Hamra wrote:
>> go to konsole and type "sudo konqueror"
> Argh! That worked for about 10 seconds and then killed my KDE session and 
> reset X ! :) I won't try it again in a hurry.
> But I didn't know that sudo had improved in this way (assuming my crash is a 
> wee bug). If sudo can open gui apps now, then I suppose kdesudo is only there 
> for a gui face to sudo. (with some extra rootness flavour regarding env vars)
No. If you use sudo instead of kdesudo, as was just proved, some files 
in your home directory could change permissions, and could end up 
unreadable by the app under non-root circumstances and cause loads of 
headaches later wondering why :p
> Still, it's a little messy to explain to people what does what and what to use 
> when.
> \d

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