[gobolinux-users] kdesu wrapper?

André Detsch detsch at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 01:17:05 GMT 2005

On 8/7/05, Jonas Karlsson <jonka750 at student.liu.se> wrote:
> Im trying to use kwifimanager to manage my wireless network card, but when
> I try to use the "Configuration editor" it returns "kdesu: ERROR: User
> root does not exist". Anyone have an idea in which package
> (KDE-base/KDE-network/...) to look for the "root" entry to create a patch?
> If I run 'kdesu test' from the prompt (without user specified) I dont get
> any errors, so my guess is that it has to be in the KDE-network package,
> but I grepped the entire source and found nothing...

Are you using KDM?

file sets the ADMIN_ACCOUNT variable:
  export ADMIN_ACCOUNT=`SuperUserName || echo gobo`

But if you are using BootScripts 1.X and KDM, maybe the variable is
not being set...

Andre Detsch

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