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Saturday, September 23rd 2006, 7:15am

Author: antipod

Can't get no root privileges for apps that needs it!

Thank you! xhost + did it... is this a one time sollution though or do I have to type it each time I restart my computer, in which case I do want to find another sollutions! And yeah, I have always been able to log in as root or do a normal su/sudo... it was only the kde-programs that I noticed didn't work properly. Thanks again!

Friday, September 22nd 2006, 2:33pm

Author: antipod

Can't get no root privileges for apps that needs it!

KUser don't spit out anything except 'Error open /etc/shadow for reading' and that it cannot save anything when exiting. When I try to kdesu anything, like konqueror or kuser I get this: Quoted xauth: (argv):1: bad display name ":0" in "list" command kdesu (kdelibs): WARNING: No X authentication info set for display :0 xauth: (argv):1: bad display name ":0" in "list" command kdesu (kdelibs): WARNING: No X authentication info set for display :0 xauth: (argv):1: bad display name ":0" in "list" com...

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 4:08pm

Author: antipod

Can't get no root privileges for apps that needs it!

Greetings... I regged myself here in hope some of you might know how I should solve the problem I have. I have asked this in the gentoo forums but with no luck (and one even pointed me in this direction). The problem I have is that when an app asks me to enter the root password nothing happens. When I'm in Control Centerl and am going to edit the Login Manager and enter administration mode I get to enter the password but after I've done it I get thrown back to the welcoming screen. I can't start...