Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Lets start with the soundcard Kre8ive Linux - Newbie 5 08-07-2003 02:20 AM Problems, problems, problems. Reply With Quote 06-06-07,04:36 AM #17 MRD View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Join Date Feb 2003 Location CT You really don't want to download the full debian distro would make reinstalling much faster.. Check This Out
Starting synaptic(Package Manager) from the menu. 2. 3. well it was worth a try lol.. It's like 1 cd, maybe 180 mb or so iirc. It's an information theory problem essentially.
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. We recommend upgrading to the latest Safari, Google Chrome, or Firefox. ONLY ROOT SHOULD HAVE UID 0, and now you've learned that lesson. I can go very long periods without ever needing to log in as root.
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However, gksu fails to run applications such as synaptic: Failed to run synaptic as user root: Failed to communicate with gksu-run-helper. What do you see instead? 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 Discussions Cyber Deals Vendor Discussion Forum Feedback Mod Hotline « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Forum Software Alternative Operating Systems Im in a mess on Debian Posting Permissions You may
just my 2 pennies Offline #13 2011-01-18 05:36:18 Captain Dunce Member Registered: 2011-01-14 Posts: 23 Re: GNOME "Root Terminal" / gksu Problem All right, I was wrong before but I'm well By the way, delete the note to yourself, NEVER stop messing about under Linux!! In general, Linux applications count on things being set up a certain way, which you're breaking. Reload to refresh your session.
If you find that you can't do something you need permission for, post here, and we'll explain the right way to get around it, which is NEVER chmoding your entire filesystem Reply With Quote 06-05-07,05:16 PM #13 ponkan pinoy View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Jan 2004 Location Oakland, CA I think better than pulling a reinstall everytime you When I ran gksu for the first time I deselected the "remeber password" box and it would seem that gksu is working consistently(I tried a dozen times in a row without ok another format tomorrow.. (Note to self: Stop messing about under linux) I see you're getting the hang of it?
Download the net install cd. his comment is here Stop trying to make Linux as insecure as windows, and in the process break it too. 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. Received: Password: Face Authentication.
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 You signed in with another tab or window. You signed out in another tab or window. this contact form User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Password Debian This forum is for the discussion of Debian Linux. I could probably share a copy of the virtual machine without too much trouble, if that would help (though it'd have to wait until I get back to work on Monday).
Reload to refresh your session. 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. system>preferences>privilege grantingKeeping in mind that Gnome has "terminal" and "root terminal" choices in the menus, I never use the gnome "Root Terminal" so I can't say.I use my user terminal and Don't go screwing around with permissions everywhere outside your home directory without very good, very specific reasons.
I can go very long periods without ever needing to log in as root. IIRC, you simply append single to the kernel command line to bunge into default single-user mode. Visit the following links: Site Howto | Site FAQ | Sitemap | Register Now If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. navigate here Be sure to follow the instructions to the letter, especially steps 4 (sync) and 5 (mount).
Terms Privacy Security Status Help You can't perform that action at this time. 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 Reply With Quote 06-05-07,01:52 PM #8 asusradeon View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Oct 2004 Location 127.0.0.1 ok well im back up and running !! Already have an account?
If you find that you can't do something you need permission for, post here, and we'll explain the right way to get around it, which is NEVER chmoding your entire filesystem 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' All rights reserved. cheers for the advice Intel C2D T6400 2.0Ghz -- Dell Studio 1555 -- 4048MB -- Windows 7 Pro AMD Athlon X2 4200+ -- Asus V3-M2V890 -- 2GB Kingston -- Windows 7
If you turn every pixel to its inverse, you can fix it by re-inverting. Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support General Help [SOLVED] Root password troubles for Synaptics Tango Icons © Tango Desktop Project. But also trying to run a file with gedit as root doesn't work.
I think there's even a 40 mb version you can work with. Received: configuration error - unknown item 'QUOTAS_ENAB' (notify administrator) Some cron scripts also mail errors to root. 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 roses are redviolets are blueãåã¯ããæ»ãã§ãã Offline #10 2011-01-12 16:31:17 dhaines Member From: Boston, Massachusetts Registered: 2011-01-07 Posts: 19 Re: GNOME "Root Terminal" / gksu Problem Alright, it's an HP/Compaq 8100 Elite
they all built and installed, but I get an >> error when I run it. >> >> There's a thread on LQ about this, >> https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/solved-can%27t-get-gksu-to-work-784919/ >> >> >> I first Set a password in the wallet (if you want) and remember it (if you want.) Hope it helps your situation. Precise 12.04 Review | Things to do after Installing 12.04 | Troubleshoot & Customize Unity | Android Blog - Cell Rabta Adv Reply August 10th, 2011 #3 Neraste View Profile I expect synaptic to start, but there is an error: Failed to run/usr/sbin/synaptic as user root.
Same thing if you screwed up perms.
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