problems starting kde apps as root

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Fri Jul 9 17:38:50 BST 2004

Joerg Stadermann wrote:
> On Friday 09 July 2004 09:35, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>Joerg Stadermann wrote:
>>>On Friday 09 July 2004 03:52, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>>>Try opening a Konsole:
>>>>       su -
>>>>       <enter password>
>>>>       kdeinit
>>>>and see if this fixes the problem.
>>>No, kdeinit just runs fine. The problem is that apps started
>>>by kdeinit won't start, no matter if started from su or from
>>>a root login shell.
>>Did you try this?
> Yes.

That's odd, it must be some other problem.  I used to have this problem and 
running "kdeinit" as root always fixed it.

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