way to run application as root in fluxbox menu

Eric Schuele e.schuele at computer.org
Tue Feb 1 11:57:12 PST 2005

Brian John wrote:
> Hello, I want to be able to add k3b to my menu in fluxbox.  However, it
> has to be run as root and I'm not sure how to do that.  Is there a way
> that I could get k3b to automatically run as root in fluxbox?  It is ok if
> I have to enter my root password every time that I run it.
> Thanks
> /Brian
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You might try /usr/ports/security/sudo.  It has a 'no password prompt' 
option.  Read its man pages for any security issues.


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