[Gtk-sharp-list] Root Access

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Sun Apr 20 12:01:25 EDT 2008

On Sun, 2008-04-20 at 11:42 -0400, Darwin Reynoso wrote:
> Hi,
> does anyone knows how to execute a program with root access.
> this is what i'm doing...
> protected virtual void onErase (object sender, System.EventArgs e)
> 	{
> 		Process pc = new Process();
> 		pc.StartInfo.FileName = "/home/user/bin/usb_pickit";
> 		pc.StartInfo.Arguments = "-e";
> 		pc.StartInfo.RedirectStandardOutput = false;		
> 		pc.Start();
> 	}
> but i get a console output saying that i need super user power and
> this is how i do it within  a console
> sudo /home/user/bin/usb_pickit -e any ideas please

Set uid usb_pickit (probably a bad idea),  use gnomesu (not a bad idea),
or if you are on a Kerberos network (best idea) allocate privileges to
execute the program a root via .kusers, etc... and execute it with ksu.

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