Sudo / Gksudo : calling for testers !

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at
Wed Jul 20 12:51:02 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-07-20 at 17:32 +0500, Mustafa Abbasi wrote:
> why would you even care.

Because this means I ahve to make a difference before GUI apps and
terminal apps. It makes no sense to the user, at least to me.

> besides i think its like this.
> if you enter sudo in terminal then enter a gksudo command then it
> works.

Not here.

> i tried sudo ls then gksudo prozgui and it worked.

Ah, THAT is very interesting ! :-)
You are right, calling gksudo from the command line seems to pick-up
sudo's time stamp. So why doesn't it work when you call Synaptic etc,
from their icon in the Gnome menu ? The devs must know, hope they can
fix it... 


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