Temporary Root Authroization For Gnome

Michael E. Crute mcrute_mailinglist at softgroupcorp.com
Fri Feb 25 23:16:21 UTC 2005


Is there a way that as my normal user (crute.michael) I can authorize 
Gnome as root. What I am talking about is something like running system 
tools as a regular user, you put in your root password and you can run 
the tool but when the tool shuts down if "forgets" that authorization. I 
would like to be able to do this with Gnome so that the file manager can 
run as root until I tell it to "forget the user authorization". Right 
now I have two alternatives, log in to Gnome as root or use a command 
prompt neither of which I want to do. Does anyone know how to do this?

-Mike
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*Michael E. Crute
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