Help in desktop shortcut + root access

Nils Kassube kassube at
Fri Aug 17 10:23:13 UTC 2007

Ramprasad wrote:
> I wanted something like, if Ubuntu provides a different helper script
> that i can use to spawn the application placed on desktop as shortcut;
> This helper script will prompt for credentials and use sudo to assume
> an execuid of 0.

Sorry, I think I misunderstood your question. Make a desktop shortcut for 
the command:

gksudo application applicationparams


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