Bug 62951 - problems when consolehelper is started in background
Summary: problems when consolehelper is started in background
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: usermode   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-04-08 11:07 UTC by Gerald Teschl
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-08 11:07:23 UTC
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Description Gerald Teschl 2002-04-08 11:07:18 UTC
Suppose you want to start printconf-gui from a text terminal using:

[gerald@soliton bin]$ printconf-gui &
[1] 6063
[gerald@soliton bin]$ You are attempting to run "printconf-gui" which requires
privileges, but more information is needed in order to do so.
Password for root:

If you start typing, your password will appear in plain on the screen and
it will be stored in the bash history. Consolehelper should dedect such
a situation and bring up a graphical pasword promt instead
(if possible or else fail).

Comment 1 Gerald Teschl 2002-05-08 18:55:49 UTC
Seems to work in 7.3?

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