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kdesu-like running apps as root

asked 2014-01-01 20:45:24 +0200

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updated 2014-01-15 22:44:01 +0200

Is there something planned that would allow to run certain apps or some external scripts as root by providing option to enter root password through some graphical dialog (like it is practiced in KDE or Gnome)? I can imagine situations where power user would like to do certain, even unsafe operations. Of course it's quite obvious that such possibilities would be rather only enabled with developer mode turned on.

UPDATE:Also described why such thing is needed on sailfish-devel mailing list: https://lists.sailfishos.org/pipermail/devel/2014-January/002785.html

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answered 2014-01-20 15:22:59 +0200

Lcferrum gravatar image

I have a similar tool for Harmattan and I'm planning to port it to Sailfish: https://github.com/lcferrum/hmtsu

Though I don't know if Harbour will accept it. Anyway, I can always publish it somewhere else (e.g. OpenRepos).

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