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VM not running in VMware 16.1 on buster with Kernel 5.8

... appLoader| I005+ /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmware-fuseUI.so 2020-12-29T11:55:33.002-03:00| appLoader| I005+ /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmware-gksu.so 2020-12-29T11:55:33.002-03:00| appLoader| I005+ /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmware-modconfig.so 2020-12-29T11:55:33.002-03:00| appLoader| I005+ /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmware-netcfg.so ...
by toquinho
2020-12-30 02:14
 
Forum: General Questions
Topic: VM not running in VMware 16.1 on buster with Kernel 5.8
Replies: 0
Views: 1342

Re: Installation on new hard disk

... some default actions for the first user it would then be the same, but incomplete and much clumsier. So we hire Peter and fire Paul, to what end? gksu George still feels slighted!
by CwF
2020-12-22 18:38
 
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installation on new hard disk
Replies: 29
Views: 7326

Re: Installation on new hard disk

... Is there a chicken and egg here? I wouldn't know since all my installations are years old, created with a root user, and have graduated through gksu, sudo, and now primarily pkexec. While pkexec can be used and all of its extensive granularity can be set, it does require root to do so! Once ...
by CwF
2020-12-22 18:01
 
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installation on new hard disk
Replies: 29
Views: 7326

Remastering Debian 10 with remastersys/respin + Calamares

... REMASTERSYS INSTALLATION The following modules were collected in a Deb10remastersys directory: gksu_2.0.2-9+b1_i386.deb libgtop-2.0-10_2.34.2-1_i386.deb libgksu2-0_2.0.13~pre1-9+b1_i386.deb remastersys_3.0.0-1_all.deb libgnome-keyring0_3.12.0-1+b2_i386.deb ...
by Len E.
2020-11-04 04:25
 
Forum: Docs, Howtos, Tips & Tricks
Topic: Remastering Debian 10 with remastersys/respin + Calamares
Replies: 4
Views: 3202

Re: possible permissions issue with netinstall + Fluxbox set

... no biggie but opening graphical apps with sudo is not good practice. Using sudo with commandline stuff is of course no problem ... I still use gksu/do on Buster, no problemo, though yeppers policy files and stuff like pkexec and so forth are what's advised now whenever a nixer is wanting to ...
by Deb-fan
2020-10-27 12:11
 
Forum: System configuration
Topic: possible permissions issue with netinstall + Fluxbox setup
Replies: 5
Views: 1994

Re: possible permissions issue with netinstall + Fluxbox set

... has been deprecated; it ended in stretch. Try Mousepad or one of several alternatives. It may have been a bad or dicey habit, but I used to use 'gksu nautilus' to do things . . . Agreed, it is a bad habit. Netinstall is a very good method and you are to be to be commended for trying it. :!:
by Bulkley
2020-10-27 01:06
 
Forum: System configuration
Topic: possible permissions issue with netinstall + Fluxbox setup
Replies: 5
Views: 1994

possible permissions issue with netinstall + Fluxbox setup

... don't need to change grub right now). I can use nano in place of leafpad without issue. It may have been a bad or dicey habit, but I used to use 'gksu nautilus' to do things like changing a line in a gtk theme when I used a full DE. I see that gksu is discontinued. I can't open PCManFM with sudo ...
by tpprynn
2020-10-26 21:14
 
Forum: System configuration
Topic: possible permissions issue with netinstall + Fluxbox setup
Replies: 5
Views: 1994

Re: Change Power Scaling Governor - Permanently -

It's DEPRECATED, deprecated ... dammit ! Noticed you'd (@CwF) misspelled it in a thread about gksu/do being deprecated too. Mostly being a dork, cool info thanks for sharing. :)
by Deb-fan
2020-09-19 21:47
 
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Change Power Scaling Governor - Permanently -
Replies: 33
Views: 7703

Re: BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.

geoffkaniuk wrote:remove gksu and have been wondering what its replacement would be

pkexec
I still have and use a root terminal in bullseye, since stretch.
by CwF
2020-09-15 16:28
 
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: [^]BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.
Replies: 7
Views: 2851

Re: BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.

The caja-admin package looks interesting in view of the obsolete gksu that was used to run Root Terminal in stretch. I am about to remove gksu and have been wondering what its replacement would be. I would be very interested to know if you still have the ...
by kedaha
2020-09-10 09:48
 
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: [^]BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.
Replies: 7
Views: 2851

Re: BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.

... . It has a lot of recommends, and some of those I do have. The caja-admin package looks interesting in view of the obsolete gksu that was used to run Root Terminal in stretch. I am about to remove gksu and have been wondering what its replacement would be. I would be very ...
by geoffkaniuk
2020-09-09 15:07
 
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: [^]BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.
Replies: 7
Views: 2851

Re: BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.

... The terminal command is: users-admin [ ...]I have noticed however that there are still elements left over from the original upgrade. In particular gksu is still used in the Root Terminal applet. On 'geoff', mate-system-log is launched via gksu , but not in 'newgeoff'. I have been advised not to ...
by kedaha
2020-09-09 08:32
 
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: [^]BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.
Replies: 7
Views: 2851

Re: BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.

... 'newgeoff' without any Mate problems. I have noticed however that there are still elements left over from the original upgrade. In particular gksu is still used in the Root Terminal applet. On 'geoff', mate-system-log is launched via gksu , but not in 'newgeoff'. I have been advised not to ...
by geoffkaniuk
2020-09-07 17:40
 
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: [^]BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.
Replies: 7
Views: 2851

[^]BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.

... no change of settings. Examined dconf-editor: Nothing useful there. Exmined .xsession-errors: There are mate-terminal Gtk-CRITICAL errors. Run gksu mate-search-tool. I know that gksu is obsoleted, but sudo all the time? I will of course post details of the issues in due course. I would really ...
by geoffkaniuk
2020-09-04 13:38
 
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: [^]BUSTER:MATE: desktop issues in search-tool, caja, pluma.
Replies: 7
Views: 2851

Re: BUSTER:GEANY-1.36 Cannot 'make install'

... the plugins. I am still interested in your view on: Backport geany from bullseye, but make install geany plugins? Thanks for your comment re gksu , I will make the change. I did not spot gksu mentioned in the Release notes Ch 5 while preparing. Is there a way to list all the packages removed ...
by geoffkaniuk
2020-08-27 21:43
 
Forum: Installation
Topic: [SOLVED]BUSTER:GEANY-1.36 Cannot 'make install'
Replies: 10
Views: 3628
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