Re: gksu problem?
- From: Willie Walker <William Walker Sun COM>
- To: gnome-accessibility-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: gksu problem?
- Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 15:27:13 -0400
I just updated my Intrepid box as of a few minutes ago. I found that I
still needed a ~root/.orbitrc file and that I needed to disable the gksu
keyboard grab. Once I did these two things, I was able to use Orca to
access a gcalctool launched with "gksu gcalctool". Prior to making
those changes, the desktop essentially just hung.
The two lines needed in ~root/.orbitrc are as follows:
Hope this helps,
On Mon, 2008-10-06 at 12:38 -0500, Brian Cameron wrote:
> Is this problem caused by the fact that GConf now depends on D-Bus, and
> when you run a GUI via gksu, the root-running process can't connect to
> the D-Bus session?
> If so, running "dbus-launch --exit-with-session (cmd)" instead of just
> "(cmd)" might work better.
> > Unfortunately most applications are using gksu to run administrative
> > apps.
> > Under ubuntu intrepid I can run such applications using sudo from a
> > gnome-terminal.
> > This does the job but it would be cool to have access to these Programs
> > using their starters.
> > The Problems are:
> > When I start gksu -k synaptic,
> > Orca stopps working.
> > Can someone confirm this or can help to get this working?
> > The goal should be to have this stuff accessible without tweaking keys
> > etc in gconf!
> > Please
> > help
> > Regards
> > Halim
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