Use "kdesu" in KDE
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Sat Apr 11 19:14:15 UTC 2015
On Sat, 11 Apr 2015 21:03:12 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> $ kdesu date
> sh: kdesu: not found
Thanks for verifying! Interesting that it's not part of
On the other hand, I remember that KDE had some built-in
means to "switch to root" (at least on Linux), but I
cannot remember where this option was located or how it
> But, who needs 'kdesu' is you have a terminal, xterm, ... and 'su'
Right; "su" should work for almost everything.
On Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:31:29 +0530, arnab bhowmick wrote:
> thanks friend. But kdesu or su- is not working
As we know now, "kdesu" doesn't seem to be available
anymore... no idea...
But you should be able to use "su" without problems.
Open a terminal (KDE's "Konsole" or simply run "xterm")
What happens? (You can copy/paste from the terminal
Please note: You have to add your user to the "wheel"
group if you want to su to root (just entering "su"
will default to root, if no other username is provided;
"su -" and "su -l" means the same; see "man su" for
In order to make this change, switch to a virtual
terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+PF1 and login as root.
pw usermod -G wheel <name>
where <name> is your own user name. You can also
manually add the name to the "wheel" line in /etc/group.
Then logout again ("exit").
Switch back to your X session by pressing Ctrl+Alt+PF9.
The change is in effect immediately.
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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