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A simple way to launch GUI apps as root
Authored by: simonpie on Jul 18, '04 12:07:56PM
pseudo is in fact nicer than the hint herein contained. If you use
sudo -b /pathtococktail/Cocktail
, then Cocktail will still ask the logged in user to authenticate before doing anything, and Cocktail has the feature (euphemism) of not letting you changing the user to authenticate. While pseudo does a correct job of asking for the administrative password.

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