Kubuntu - root access question...

rpowersau at gmail.com rpowersau at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 04:03:02 UTC 2005


On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 09:22:17 -0500, Art Alexion <art.alexion at verizon.net> wrote:
> 
> > 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.

Also works fine with sudo gedit & if you've already used sudo from
that terminal. That's probably why I never had the problem.

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