Re: Launching EFM as root?

From: The Rasterman <raster@rasterman.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2012 16:23:36 +0900
Message-Id: <20120901162336.8d9f2ad5f7f1ab24c9a6d7fc@rasterman.com>

On Sat, 1 Sep 2012 01:11:41 -0500 Jeff Hoogland <JeffHoogland@Linux.com> said:

> So in other words - it is not possible to launch EFM as root without having
> a dbus session running as root user (which isn't generally recommend).
>
> Thats sad, thanks for the information though.

i'd not possible to launch efm as root at all. efm is part of e. if e isnt root
then efm isn't root. the simple version.

> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 5:05 PM, Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri <
> barbieri@profusion.mobi> wrote:
>
> > Yeah!
> >
> > This command is not an actual standalone GUI using EFL. Rather it will ask
> > running E17 to open an EFM window. Then you need DBus session to do this
> > request to your window manager.
> >
> > Note that E17 cannot inherit the sudo from your command! Also note that
> > DBus session is per-user, then your user and root have independent buses
> >
> > On Friday, August 31, 2012, Eduardo Lima (Etrunko) wrote:
> >
> > > On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Jeff Hoogland <JeffHoogland@linux.com
> > <javascript:;>>
> > > wrote:
> > > > I don't want to file a bug report about this just yet in case it is
> > > simply
> > > > a configuration issue, but when I try to launch EFM with sudo or as
> > root
> > > I
> > > > get:
> > > >
> > > > jeff@eee17pc:~$ sudo enlightenment_filemanager
> > > > [sudo] password for jeff:
> > > > ERR<4911>:ecore_con ecore_con_dns.c:157 ecore_con_info_init()
> > > resconf_open:
> > > > No such file or directory
> > > > ERROR: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name
> > > > org.enlightenment.FileManager was not provided by any .service files
> > > >
> > >
> > > It means that probably you don't have a dbus session bus for the root
> > > user running. You can launch one as root, but probably it is not
> > > recommended to do so.
> > >
> > > > And nothing launches. Anyone else seeing this?
> > > >
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