System-settings as root

Anthony E. Caudel tony.caudel at
Fri May 8 03:39:59 BST 2009

On May 7, 2009, at 9:20 PM, John DeCarlo wrote:

> On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 9:03 PM, Anthony E. Caudel <tony.caudel at 
> > wrote:
> Is "kdesudo systemsettings" via the CLI the only to get root access to
> the various modules of System Settings?
> No.
> Some things, like changing the time, will pop up a window prompting  
> for your password to run sudo.
> I haven't run into anything I can't change just running system  
> settings normally.

I wanted to add some tasks to cron but the Task Scheduler does not ask  
for the password if I select the System cron.  And everything is  
greyed out so I can't add any tasks.


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