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MAN page from Fedora 26 beesu-2.7-29.fc26.x86_64.rpm

beesu

Section: User Manuals (1)
Updated: JUNE 2010
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NAME

beesu - A wrapper for "su" that provides a graphical interface in Fedora. 

SYNOPSIS

beesu [-P] [-v] [-l] [-m] [-f] [-s] [-c]COMMANDARGs... 

DESCRIPTION

beesuis a wrapper around su(1)and works withconsolehelper(8)in Fedora to provide a graphical interface like gksu.

beesuis dedicated to all the friends of honey bees! 

OPTIONS

--version
display the software version and exit
--print-conf
display the configuration file contents and exit
-P
don't join ARGs together
-v
verbose output
-, -l, --login
make the shell a login shell
-c COMMAND
pass a single COMMAND to the shell with -c
-f, --fast
pass -f to the shell (for csh or tcsh)
-m, --preserve-environment
do not reset environment variables
-s SHELL
run SHELL

 

EXAMPLES

beesu - nautilus

To start nautilusas root.

beesu -l -P whoami test

That will start whoamiimpersonating the usertest(note that the root's password is asked, and not test's).Due to the-Pswitch, all parameters are directly passed tosu(1).Therefore, the command to execute must be single or double quoted togetherwithitsarguments(but in this case there isn't anything to quote).

 

FILES

/etc/beesu.conf
This is the configuration file for beesu.This file allows you to restrict the usage of beesu to run onlywith a specified list of commands. This may prevent you to runcommands that, because of your mistakes, can damage your system.
 

BUGS

The command name could be any command. Be careful to not type something that could wipe away your system. 

AUTHOR

Bee <http://honeybeenet.altervista.org> 

SEE ALSO

su(1)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
FILES
BUGS
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

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