'galternatives' doesn't know about sudo (was: Visudo invokes GNU nano...)

Seth McBean sepheebear at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 08:29:05 UTC 2006

On 1/14/06, Paul Sladen <ubuntu at paul.sladen.org> wrote:

> > Interesting;  but when I tried to run it, it asked for the *root*
> > password.
> I think 'galternatives' needs teaching about 'sudo'.  Please could you a
> file on Malone:
>   https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/galternatives/+filebug

The "bug" here is with the
/usr/share/applications/galternatives.desktop file. The exec line
should be:
    Exec=gksudo /usr/sbin/galternatives

But this is a good item to file a bug report on. The galternatives
package could use some love.


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