D-Bus is killing me

Mystilleef mystilleef at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 16:57:25 PST 2006

On 12/18/06, Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org> wrote:
> Timothy Vismor wrote:
> >On 12/17/06, Matthew Johnson <dbus at matthew.ath.cx> wrote:
> >> Generally you cannot access a session bus as root. This is because
> >> root normally doesn't run a session bus and you cannot connect to the
> >> session bus as any user other than the one which owns it. sudo <dbus
> >> process> just doesn't work. This is a security measure.
> >
> >Gnome VFS uses D-Bus. If you decide you want to edit a system
> >configuration file with gedit, you can't
> >
> >sudo gedit
> >
> >then navigate to the config file with the file chooser. Instead, you
> >must log out of your user account and log in as  root via GDM to use
> >gedit with enhanced privileges. This seems like a big security gain.
> >Maybe I'm missing something.
> You can do this:

Fantastic! This works for my app.


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