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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