Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 11734
KPPP can't start if user is not root
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:55 EDT
I'm using Red Hat Linux 6.2 and KDE. I installed KPPP and it's running
without problems when I'm logged in as root. However, when I log under any
other username and run KPPP, I get prompt to enter root password. Whatever
I do, enter this password or not, nothing happens: I can't get Connect
dialog, and I'm not getting any error message.
Why it's happening? What I have to do to enable ppp access to ordinary
users and to avoid root password entering at the beginning?
May 30, 2000
I managed to invoke kppp by changing /etc/security/console.apps/kppp text file.
I changed this line:
to true and after that non-root users was able to get input for root password.
To get rid of input dialog you should try
chmod u+s /usr/sbin/kppp
ln -s /usr/sbin/kppp usr/bin/kppp
Reassigning to kdenetwork component.
It's fixed in Red Hat 7.0