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Sun Nov 20 07:56:23 CST 2005
On Sun, 2005-11-20 at 21:12 +0800, Trent Lloyd wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 12:40:45PM +0100, Ante Karamatic wrote:
> > On Sun, 2005-11-20 at 22:19 +1100, Rod Lovett wrote:
> > > 2)Firstly one cannot edit sources.list from the root terminal (after
> > > sudo passwd so it works first). Then trying to run via root terminal,
> > > kate or konqueror they will not open, so one is up the creek without a
> > > paddle.
> > I don't use KDE, but I can imagine that this has something to do with
> > "su -". You can run vi /etc/apt/sources.list. But if you really want
> > kate or some other GUI application, you can open normal terminal and
> > start it with sudo or su, but not with su -. I do like that root
> > terminal starts with "su -" and I op for not changing that.
> Actually, interestingly, it does seem not possible to start kate as root
> lathiat at nuqneH:~$ sudo kate /etc/apt/sources.list
> kate: ERROR: Communication problem with kate, it probably crashed.
> lathiat at nuqneH:~$
Well, it works on ubuntu/kubuntu i386 release.
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