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Offline wildman424

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sudo avastgu
« on: January 04, 2011, 02:04:18 AM »
wouldn't I need root access to scan the entire machine what is the proper way to launch avast on my ubuntu I have an icon pined to a panel I tried setting the command in its properties  to
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Offline nmb

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Re: sudo avastgu
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2011, 04:01:45 PM »
I have the slightest idea. But, it should be sudo avastgui not avastgu

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Re: sudo avastgu
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2011, 06:15:49 PM »
wouldn't I need root access to scan the entire machine what is the proper way to launch avast on my ubuntu I have an icon pined to a panel I tried setting the command in its properties  to
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sudo avastgu

you must be the very same user who owns the X Windows screen (thus, use avast cmdline version, when sudoing), OR, issue "xhost +" to allow root's app to draw on your screen too, OR, simply log-in as root into the X Windows.

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Offline wildman424

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Re: sudo avastgu
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2011, 12:31:17 AM »
Thanks


Offline AvJones

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Re: sudo avastgu
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2012, 09:28:33 PM »
Nice 1, thanks.