Run app as root in X

Henning Larsen hennlar at
Sat Feb 16 13:26:37 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-02-16 at 11:15 +0000, Chris G wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2008 at 04:01:37AM +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Henning Larsen <hennlar <at>> writes:
> > > Is there any way to do su in X?
> > 
> > The easiest way is to use kdesu (in kdebase).
> > 
> Surely it's also pretty easy to su to root in a terminal window and
> then run the required application from the root command line (or in
> the case in question just create the folders/directories using the
> su'ed comaand line).
> -- 

OK, about creating folders using the su command, can you please explain
a bit more?

I want to as a regular user be able to edit config files. The safest
would be to get prompted for password, but it is not a must.

Henning Larsen

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