[ubuntu-uk] run application in a terminal

Norman Silverstone norman at littletank.org
Wed Jul 1 11:59:15 BST 2009

< snip >

> > Presumably the blue square has a name and an executable linked to it?
> > Right-click on it, choose Properties.
> > Then in a terminal do "sudo {path to file name}/file name}"
> >
> >   
> If its a graphical application, I would suggest using gksudo instead of 
> sudo as that sets the enviroment more appropriately.

Thanks folks, another lesson learned.


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