alip: /apps/gksu/sudo-mode is set to false

Bug #708123 reported by [IDC]Dragon
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Linaro
Fix Released
High
Tom Gall

Bug Description

In the alip desktop, I can't start applications asking for root rights from the menu (eg. synaptic). The password dialog always fails.
As the kind folks at IRC found out, the reason is the desktop variable /apps/gksu/sudo-mode being set to false.

As user "linaro" on the command line, this fixes it:
gconftool-2 --type bool --set /apps/gksu/sudo-mode true

The variable should be true in the distro setup.

Related branches

Changed in linaro:
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Tom Gall (tom-gall)
Tom Gall (tom-gall)
Changed in linaro:
status: New → In Progress
Tom Gall (tom-gall)
Changed in linaro:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Tom Gall (tom-gall)
Changed in linaro:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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