Question about desktop files

Jean-Philippe Guillemin jp.guillemin at
Wed Aug 22 16:38:15 CEST 2007


Maybe it's the time to write a "xfsu" ?

I would **love** to get rid of gksu in Zenwalk.


Selon Bernhard Walle <bernhard.walle at>:

> Hello,
> is there some possibility to execute a program as root in a .desktop
> file? KDE and GNOME honor X-KDE-RootOnly=true and prompt for the root
> password.
> Of course, you can hard-code “gtksu” or something like this in the
> .desktop file. But then it breaks KDE or GNOME because GNOME users
> probably don’t want to be prompted by kdesu for their root password.
> Thanks for any hints.
>      Bernhard
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