Can't run apps requiring elevated privileges on artful
Am Mittwoch, den 25.10.2017, 12:38 +0200 schrieb Gilles Gravier:
> Well. Synaptic definitely broken. Gnome terminal as well...
i highly doubt anyone will consider "sudo gnome-terminal" or "pkexec
gnome-terminal" not working a bug ... you really do not want to run the
whole app as root here but instead have a root shell available inside
it. so the right way to use it would be:
gnome-terminal -e "sudo -s"
which will give you a root shell just fine but only elevate privileges
inside the spawned terminal ...
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