[users] Leaf pad and gksu
Todd And Margo Chester
toddandmargo at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 23:22:46 CEST 2011
> Hi All,
> I am not finding a place to report this minor bug at
> so please forgive me if I am reporting this in the wrong place:
> $ yum whatprovides leafpad
> leafpad-0.8.9-1.el5.rf.i386 : Simple graphical text editor
> Repo : rpmforge
> If I run Leafpad from the command line as root, it works perfectly.
> If I run Leafpad from gksu, I get a gray box, no pull down menus, nothing.
> gksu -u root "/usr/bin/leafpad"
> The hang is removed if you give leaf pad a parameter:
> gksu -u root "/usr/bin/leafpad X"
> But, the top of the window gets labeled "X"
> The following work around gives "untitled" on the top:
> gksu -u root "echo "" | /usr/bin/leafpad"
> I do not have this problem running other programs with gksu.
> Have reproduces this under CentOS 5.6 32 bit and SL6 64 bit.
> Many thanks,
$ kdesu -u root -c "/usr/bin/leafpad"
Works fine. Wonder if the problem is in gksu?
$ kdesu --version
KDE: 3.5.4-25.el5.centos.1 Red Hat
KDE su: 1.0
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