Bug#451801: gksu doesn't display anything when a wrong password is inserted

Emilio Scalise emisca at rocketmail.com
Sun Nov 18 17:46:03 UTC 2007

Package: gksu
Version: 2.0.0-4
Severity: normal

If I insert a wrong root password using gksu (for example starting
synaptic or update-manager, su mode not sudo) the display dialog is
closed without
displaying anything. After I figured out that I was writing a wrong root
A message should be displayed like with kdesu.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (700, 'testing'), (650, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-3-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=it_IT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=it_IT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages gksu depends on:
ii  gnome-keyring               2.20.1-1     GNOME keyring services (daemon and
ii  libatk1.0-0                 1.20.0-1     The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libc6                       2.6.1-6      GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2                   1.4.10-1     The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libfontconfig1              2.5.0-2      generic font configuration library
ii  libgconf2-4                 2.20.1-1     GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libgksu2-0                  2.0.5-1      library providing su and sudo func
ii  libglib2.0-0                2.14.1-5     The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome-keyring0           2.20.1-1     GNOME keyring services library
ii  libgtk2.0-0                 2.12.1-1     The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  liborbit2                   1:2.14.7-0.1 libraries for ORBit2 - a CORBA ORB
ii  libpango1.0-0               1.18.3-1     Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libstartup-notification0    0.9-1        library for program launch feedbac
ii  libx11-6                    2:1.0.3-7    X11 client-side library
ii  libxcursor1                 1:1.1.9-1    X cursor management library
ii  libxext6                    1:1.0.3-2    X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxfixes3                  1:4.0.3-2    X11 miscellaneous 'fixes' extensio
ii  libxi6                      2:1.1.3-1    X11 Input extension library
ii  libxinerama1                1:1.0.2-1    X11 Xinerama extension library
ii  libxrandr2                  2:1.2.2-1    X11 RandR extension library
ii  libxrender1                 1:0.9.4-1    X Rendering Extension client libra
ii  sudo                        1.6.9p6-1    Provide limited super user privile

gksu recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

More information about the pkg-gnome-maintainers mailing list