ktsuss 1.2 released

Tim Tassonis timtas at cubic.ch
Wed Sep 12 10:10:27 CEST 2007

Hi David

Thanks for the new release. However, it again has the problem that:

ktsuss id

and provide the credentials "timtas/password", the output is:

uid=0(root) gid=1000(timtas) groups=4(adm),..,119(fuse),1000(timtas)


David B. Cortarello wrote:
> Guys, try this new "snapshot":
> http://dcortarello.googlepages.com/ktsuss-1.3.tar.gz
> It has a several things fixed. And implemented -u param, so:
> root at Aquiles:~# ktsuss -u root Thunar
> Wouldn't ask for password and will just launch the application as he
> is already root (same happens with any user).
> Thanks to all who sent feedback and patches.
> On 9/11/07, Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
>> On Mon, 3 Sep 2007 20:47:47 -0300, "David B. Cortarello"
>> <nomius at users.berlios.de> wrote:
>>> I spoke here once about ktsuss (a graphical version of su) as an
>>> alternative to gksu.
>>> Today I just released version 1.2. If anyone wants to download it,
>>> this is the place to do it:
>> Great work.
>> Anyway, while compiling I noticed a couple of compiler warnings, so I
>> took a look at the code and fixed the warnings as well as some other
>> things. Please find the attached patch.
>> Changes:
>> - added missing header files to avoid compiler warnings
>> - removed unused variables
>> - don't use deprecated gtk_exit, use (g)libc's exit() instead
>> - rewrote error message code a bit
>> Code like
>> gtk_exit(2+0*fprintf(stderr, "Command not found\n"));
>> is just ugly, isn't it? When reading such code, I understand why people
>> are always saying C is an awful language. I rewrote the code for better
>> readability.
>> Btw, did you though about using gettext for i18n?
>> Regards,
>> Enrico
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