Konsole unable to start xapps as root in Archlinux

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Wed Oct 24 12:30:55 BST 2007

On Tuesday 23 October 2007, Ryo Furue wrote:

> Thanks for the info!  That's a good solution.  It seems that
> kdesu copies some information from your (ordinary user's)
> .Xauthority to a temporary file and sets root's XAUTHORITY
> environmental variable to point to the temp. file.
> I wish the "su" command had such an option.  I normally use
> Konsole's

There is another utility called "sux" which does exactly that :)

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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