Got a message "Failed to run /usr/sbin/firestarter as user root"

Asked by Nitsan on 2011-03-12

Evry time I'm trying access Apps need root privileges I'm getting this message "Failed to run /usr/sbin/firestarter as user root".

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2011-03-12
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2011-03-12

Then run:

gksudo firestarter

And it will run as root.

You only need to run firestarter to configure the firewall, it does not need to be running all the time as firestarter is only a GUI to iptables which ALWAYS runs.

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