Error executing apps. as root

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Sep 23 20:28:12 UTC 2004

On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 09:35:27PM +0200, Paco Ros wrote:

> I got a error when I execute all applications that need root privileges 
> (i.e. synaptic).
> I wait for over 7 seconds and get a window with this error:
> "Failed to run /usr/sbin/synaptic as user root:
> Proceso hijo termino con el estado 1"

The desktop by default is configured to use sudo, and you enter your user
password, not the root password.

 - mdz

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