kdesu does not work in edgy

Bug #64690 reported by bg on 2006-10-08
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kdebase (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: kdebase

Enter the command:
boguslaw@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ kdesu adept_manager

Then enter the correct password in the kdesu and press enter. An error occurs:

kdesu (kdelibs): ERROR: su has exited while waiting for pwd.

KDE 3.5.5, kubuntu edgy with all updates.

does

sudo aptitude reinstall kdebase-data kdesu
Then running kdesu adept from the konsole

fix the problem? This was a problem with the earlier packages, but should be updated now.

Changed in kdebase:
status: Unconfirmed → Needs Info
bg (bg) wrote :

Unfortunately still not working:

sudo aptitude reinstall kdebase-data kdebase-bin --> logoff and login -->

boguslaw@ubuntu:~$ kdesu adept
kdesu (kdelibs): ERROR: su has exited while waiting for pwd.

bg (bg) wrote :

Works OK with official 3.5.5 kubuntu packages.

Luka Renko (lure) on 2006-10-11
Changed in kdebase:
status: Needs Info → Fix Released
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