cant start gksu firefox

Michael Kappes michael at
Sat Apr 3 17:35:00 UTC 2010

hello devels and readers,

i will start my firefox as "root" - but, it doesn't work


> user at laptop:~$ gksu firefox -d
> /home/user/.themes/Red Humanity/gtk-2.0/gtkrc:101: Murrine configuration option "gradients" is no longer supported and will be ignored.
> No ask_pass set, using default!
> xauth: /tmp/libgksu-PDSBIE/.Xauthority
> STARTUP_ID: gksu/firefox/2533-0-tuxtop_TIME8943795
> cmd[0]: /usr/bin/sudo
> cmd[1]: -H
> cmd[2]: -S
> cmd[3]: -p
> cmd[5]: -u
> cmd[6]: root
> cmd[7]: --
> cmd[8]: firefox
> buffer: --
> brute force GNOME_SUDO_PASS ended...
> No password prompt found; we'll assume we don't need a password.
> xauth: /tmp/libgksu-PDSBIE/.Xauthority
> xauth_env: /var/run/gdm/auth-for-user-LfDBUR/database
> dir: /tmp/libgksu-PDSBIE
> user at laptop:~$ 

Murrine Error = is OK ;)

at the fist start from the shell whit gksu - the passwd question comes.
by the second start from shell i set the "-d"

what can i do thats my ff starts "as root" again. thx a lot.


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