cant start gksu firefox

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at
Sat Apr 3 21:56:53 UTC 2010

On 3 April 2010 21:26, Nils Kassube <kassube at> wrote:
> Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
>> And even worse idea to use gksu. Try
>>  gksudo. Should yield better results.
> Can you explain why gksu is a bad idea and why gksudo is better?
> Nils

gksu - executes as superuser using $HOME = /root
gksudo - executes your current environment e.g. $HOME=/home/$user but
with superuser priviliges.
Generally you want the latter one.

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