I want to run gui applications that require admin privileges from gksudo/gksu on a non-sudoer account. Currently, I can just run sudo guiapplication from a sudoer tty, and will be able to display/use ...
I've read the comunity "RootSudo" documentation and am interested in this line: You should never use normal sudo to start graphical applications as Root. Why? What is the difference? Please ...
If I try to run a program with GUI (e.g. Nautilus) as root, I'm just getting the following output: gksu nautilus Fontconfig warning: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/50-user.conf", line 9: reading configurations ...
I used to be able to do so, but something as simple as this fails now: gksudo gedit and this also fails: sudo gedit I receive the error: Cannot open display. I haved checked this: ...
Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between “gksudo nautilus” and “sudo nautilus”? It is common to see in instructions, the terminal command to edit a file: ...