Error acquiring ROOT privileges in KDE 3.4.0

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Wed Mar 30 08:22:31 BST 2005

Sergio Bossa wrote:
> Hi all,
> I use KDE 3.4.0 under Fedora Core 3.
> I have the following problem: when I'm logged as a normal user and try
> to acquire ROOT privileges, i.e. to modify date and time, the
> operation doesn't work; moreover, if I try to open the Konqueror file
> manager with ROOT privileges, I get the following error:
> "Authentication Rejected, reason : none of the authentication
> protocols specified are supported and host-based authentication
> failed"
> What's the problem?
> Previously I have used KDE 3.3.2 and there was no problem.

Well, going back to the beginning, how did you install KDE-3.4.0? From 
Binary RPMs or did you build it from source?

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