Using 'sudo' in desktop launchers on FC6

Edward Diener eldiener at tropicsoft.com
Sat Dec 16 09:25:10 UTC 2006


I have given my own username sudo priveleges in the /etc/sudoers file to 
execute commands without having to specify a password. If I run 'sudo 
someCommand...' from a terminal, this runs properly. If I create a 
desktop launcher, and specify 'sudo someCommand...' as the Command 
nothing happens when I try to run the launcher. Does anybody know why 
sudo does not work in that situation ?




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