starting a root terminal from guest mode

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starting a root terminal from guest mode

Post#1 by francois » 11 Feb 2016, 06:26

I would like to start a root terminal from guest mode from command line. How does one do that^

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Re: starting a root terminal from guest mode

Post#2 by donald » 11 Feb 2016, 10:20

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guest@localhost:~$ terminal -e "su -"

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Re: starting a root terminal from guest mode

Post#3 by aus9 » 11 Feb 2016, 11:18

If you have a "run" menu item and you are using KDE then you might be interested in
kdesu <software-name>

eg kdesu kate ---kdesu konsole etc

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions ... ot-949450/

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Re: starting a root terminal from guest mode

Post#4 by francois » 11 Feb 2016, 14:28

Thanks to both. Your expertise is really appreciated. :)
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