I defined 2 user accounts:
- one with admin privilege (with
sudoright) => lets call it
- a 2nd one without any privilege => lets call it
and I configure the autologin on this 2nd user
So when I open a
normaluser session and want to run an application with admin privilege,
I open a terminal Ctrl+Alt+T and:
su adminuser sudo anyapplication ...
It works fine, without having to quit the
normaluser session (no need to open a
But what should I do if the application needs to run with a GUI (Graphic User Interface) ?
I though about that:
su adminuser gksu anyapplication ...
but I get
** (gksu:9122): WARNING **: the connexion is closed No protocol specified No protocol specified (gksu:9122): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0