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It's way more work than it's worth, and one thing after another will continue to break, as there will be many unforeseen consequences. i'll know not to do it again.. ONLY ROOT SHOULD HAVE UID 0, and now you've learned that lesson. Don't go screwing around with permissions everywhere outside your home directory without very good, very specific reasons. Source

Search this Thread 03-11-2006, 03:49 PM #1 nixer4me LQ Newbie Registered: Feb 2006 Posts: 4 Rep: problems with su, gksu Hi, I run Debian etch and I did some it wasn't what i thought that did it.. I thought gksu was to run gui apps as user with root privileges.If you're in a root terminal, you wouldn't need gksu. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

In general, you will use root access only when installing new programs. There's a reason permissions are set the way they are. But if you turn every pixel to blue, you lose all the information.

If I do, it's usually for something very quick, for which I use "su", I do what I need to, and I go back to my user. But, when I open Synaptic or Gparted, a diferent window appears for my root password and when I enter it, I'm told : Unable to laucnh /usr/sbin/synaptic as root Fail at Looking at a process list, I note that /usr/lib/libgksu/gksu-run-helper seems to be called by gksu, and when I kill it, gksu pops up a window with the following:Failed to run gnome-terminal Reply With Quote 06-05-07,01:36 AM #3 Captain Newbie View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Django-loving Member Join Date Jan 2004 Location Right seat with a bored "don't kill me" expression

The problem disappeared after I upgraded again today (2005/10/14). While expecting: gksu:waiting Starting synaptic from the terminal works. On most of the GUI windows that ask me the same thing, no problem too. I will get it as a last resort option. =-) Last edited by Stunts (2011-01-10 23:29:50) Offline #7 2011-01-12 13:59:50 dhaines Member From: Boston, Massachusetts Registered: 2011-01-07 Posts: 19 Re: GNOME

You will generally run as your regular user, who will have the ability to run all your programs and write to your home directory, which is where you will store all Received: Password: Face Authentication. i just did: chown teishu / and now its messed up again... Forgot your password?

The root terminal still works only the one time, but I found that if I max out all four cores of my machine with "cat /dev/urandom > /dev/null" I can get You might have to boot with a livecd and mount the drive, then just hack it manually with an editor. Offline #3 2011-01-09 00:13:20 dhaines Member From: Boston, Massachusetts Registered: 2011-01-07 Posts: 19 Re: GNOME "Root Terminal" / gksu Problem I created a new install of Arch under virtualbox and was On what operating system? 0.3 and Linux Mint Debian 10 Please provide any additional information below.

If you need to reset your password, click here. http://0pacity.com/failed-to/failed-to-open-a-secure-terminal-session-key-exchange-failed.html If you turn every pixel to its inverse, you can fix it by re-inverting. Terms Privacy Security Status Help You can't perform that action at this time. I can open it up and it works fine.

If you turn every pixel to its inverse, you can fix it by re-inverting. In general, you will use root access only when installing new programs. Something strange occurs with my root password on my Ubuntu Studio 11.04... http://0pacity.com/failed-to/module-disk-power-on-failed-failed-to-start-the-virtual-machine.html You will generally run as your regular user, who will have the ability to run all your programs and write to your home directory, which is where you will store all

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Failed to communicate with gksu-run-helper.

Received: configuration error - unknown item 'FAIL_DELAY' (notify administrator) While expecting: gksu: waiting Also, when I try to type su in a terminal i get: configuration error - unknown item 'FAIL_DELAY' User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. But also trying to run a file with gedit as root doesn't work. There should be a few seconds in the boot process where you can access the bootloader before it proceeds with the default bootup.

Reply With Quote 06-06-07,05:12 AM #19 asusradeon View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Oct 2004 Location 127.0.0.1 Originally Posted by MRD If you changed ownership of everything, you The time now is 12:11 AM. Adv Reply August 8th, 2011 #2 sikander3786 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Simply, Ubuntu Addict! http://0pacity.com/failed-to/installation-failed-reason-load-on-module-failed-no-memory.html If it asks for the root password and you either didn't set it yet or forgot it, see this guide on how to boot linux into what amounts to single-user mode

Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest Thank you, sikander3786, now it works fine and I have access to Synaptic. Problem is i changed my user account to ID 0.. (Trying to get full root access) now whenever i try and open any administration/setup apps from the menu i get an