How to run GUI admin tools remotely?
kassube at gmx.net
Sun Jan 25 19:45:35 UTC 2009
Chris G wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 05:38:03PM +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> > Login to the remote machine via SSH with the command
> > ssh -X user at server
> > with user and server set appropriately. Then run the command
> > gksu services-admin
> > to start the program as root.
> Well, the program comes up on my desktop but the "Unlock" button is
> greyed out so I can't actually do anything with it.
Sorry, I can't help you there - I don't know services-admin but I suppose
the problem is specific to that program. You could check if graphical root
access works with gksu e.g. with this command:
gksu gedit /root/test.txt
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