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  • "DaveB" started this thread

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Monday, April 30th 2007, 4:45pm

kdesu and gksu - keep password

Is it possible to make kdesu behave like gksu, or somehow "substitute" gksu for kdesu in the KDE destop?

Gnome gksu allows keeping the root password for admin tasks, and reminds user with a message whenever ANY new admin task is started. Kdesu seems to have a similar function but only applies it to the SAME task - a new admin task requires typing the root password yet again. I suppose it's likely more secure.

Some newbies coming from that other OS (9x and home versions), and who are less concerned about security, find being asked to type the root password multiple times a real burden.

Thanks in advance.