Bug#732209: dconf-CRITICAL **: unable to create file '/run/user/1000/dconf/user': Permission denied.

Vlad Orlov monsta at inbox.ru
Thu Sep 15 12:45:58 BST 2016


Is su actually used for running graphical apps? Most people seem to use gksu
for that. But gksu --help shows a weird warning about using -l argument:

  --login, -l
    Make this a login shell. Beware this may cause
    problems with the Xauthority magic. Run xhost
    to allow the target user to open windows on your

Hmm, what? Some easily-broken magic? Isn't gksu supposed to handle stuff like
that automatically? :)

There's also this problem... no one still volunteered to actually help fixing
su or gksu/libgksu.

What's the status of gksu and libgksu anyway? I see no new upstream releases
since 2009, and upstream bug tracker seems to be completely abandoned.

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