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Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 23:54:43 +0400
From: Aleksey Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: Aleksey's status report #16

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 08:25:30PM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> On 08/22/2012 05:24 PM, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
> > - under root there are runtime warnings
> >   (at least on OpenSUSE under gnome3)
> >   "...GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the D-BUS daemon:..."
> I saw the same on Fedora 16 (with xfce), if I log on a a regular user,
> then su to become root (e.g., to install the rpm package, and then start
> johnny as root.
> If I use "su -" instead of just "su", then these warnings don't occur.
> (I knew I saw that before, but was almost unable to reproduce it, until
> I remembered I used "su" instead of "su -" when the problem occurred.)

Cool. I tried "su -" on opensuse kde that I reported as "crashes under
root" and it works. So qt does not handle su well but fully logined
users work.

I'll document it on the wiki.


Aleksey Cherepanov

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