Bug#344103: marked as done (gksu: failure because of encoding problems)

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Package: gksu

Version: 1.3.6-1

Failed to run /usr/sbin/synaptic as user root:
 Failed to communicate with gksu-run-helper.

 configuration error - unknown item 'QUOTAS_ENAB' (notify administrator)
configuration error - unknown item 'NOLOGIN_STR' (notify administrator)
configuration error - unknown item 'ENV_HZ' (notify administrator)
configuration error - unknown item 'PASS_
While expecting:
 gksu: waiting

That error occours when I try and run the Synaptic Package manager. I 
recently upgraded to etch from sarge, and I have never encountered this 
error before.

I have kernel 2.6.8-2-386, and I am not sure what other information to 
send, please email me if you need more.

Scott Warner

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Em Ter, 2005-12-20 =C3=A0s 19:44 -0200, Guilherme de S. Pastore escreveu:
> I really do not care that much if gksu does not work because the PAM/su
> configuration is broken. Really, fixing it appropriately on individual
> broken systems is far easier than working this around in gksu. The
> decision is not up to me, though.

I'm with you on this one. Another bug on this same issue was closed some
months ago, too.

See this:



kov at debian.org: Gustavo Noronha <http://people.debian.org/~kov>
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