Re: [orca-list] Resp.: Admin Features for Slackware Users

On Wed, 2008-05-21 at 12:47 +0200, Halim Sahin wrote:
On Di, Mai 20, 2008 at 06:55:51 -0700, Steve Holmes wrote:

I need to get some notes together on just what I did to get it all
working but I still can't get the admin method to work.  I just got
through trying to run network-admin for example from both alt-f2 and a
gnome terminal and silence both times.  When I tried it from a
terminal, it went silent as I just said so I opened up a regular
speakup console and killed network-admin and speech came right back.
So I guess I will not be doing any admin tasks from the gnome

Create a .orbitrc file under /root with the folowing content


Open a shell and run the visudo command.
You have to add 
   Defaults:john env_keep=GTK_MODULES
Interesting, I don't have any Defaults line uncommented in /etc/sudoers
and things work fine for me.

If everything else is certain to be correct (what I have seen seems to
be), then I am wondering if it is worth while removing the possible
problems such as the sudo command, things work fine if I switch users
with the su command to switch to root and then run something such as

These may seem very simple, but make sure you have the right
permissions, such as being a member of the right groups.

Then you can start network-admin by typing
sudo network-admin in gnome-terminal.

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]