[xubuntu-users] New LTS version 14.04

Elfy ub.untu at btinternet.com
Tue May 27 07:19:27 UTC 2014

On 27/05/14 07:31, Gillard Xavier wrote:
> On 2014/05/26 at 05:55pm, Neil wrote:
>> Using the menu item in v14.04 is fine for a package that always needs
>> root.  If I choose gparted from the menu for example I am asked for
>> the root password. Fine. However using Alt-F2 does not work. If I just
> ...
>> Answer 1: The application menu is probably set up to launch a graphical version of sudo such as gtksudo (or maybe ksudo or gsudo, or whatever software the DE uses). So, with Alt-F2, you would want to do >the same thing - "gtksudo gparted", for example. Gtksudo would pop up the password box you are used to.
> ----
> it's actually "gksudo" in Xubuntu, and it will work perfectly.
> Xavier

Once you've installed it, also make sure to run gksu-properties and set 
Authentication Mode to sudo

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