Kubuntu - root access question...

Art Alexion art.alexion at verizon.net
Sat Mar 26 14:22:17 UTC 2005


> rpowersau at gmail.com wrote:
>
>> Out of curiosity, why use gksudo or kdesu? I just do "sudo gedit" and
>> it works fine.
>
Not if you want to run

    sudo gedit &

Try it.  You never see the password prompt and nothing happens.  If you
don't mind freezing a terminal while you use gedit, a plain

    sudo gedit

works fine, I guess.

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