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Root applications in gome + Wayland

asked 2018-02-18 11:58:22 +0000

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I am testing gnome with wayland at the moment. After forcing amdgpu driver instead of radeon, the system is stable. I have one question though. I cannot run root applications on Gnome/Wayland combo (xorg does not have this problem) without executing:

xhost local:
I could run this as a startup script or create a profile....so on. Anyone has more elegant solution?

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answered 2018-02-18 12:35:10 +0000

This has been asked and answered already:


Please see that question, and if the answer there is satisfactory, let us know so that we can close this question as a duplicate.

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That question is only talking about executing root applications from CLI. But root applications will not run even whe in the gnome menu (like backintime for example). Does that make a difference?

spider ( 2018-02-18 21:07:07 +0000 )edit

I wouldn't think so. Does backintime need to be run as root??

FranciscoD_ ( 2018-02-20 09:51:57 +0000 )edit

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