Bug 7621 - KDE kvt does not update /var/run/utmp
KDE kvt does not update /var/run/utmp
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 1999-12-06 01:59 EST by roberto
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-12-08 09:54:25 EST
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Description roberto 1999-12-06 01:59:42 EST
The KDE virtual terminal program (kvt) does not update entries in
/var/run/utmp. This means that users do not appear in the 'who' and 'w'
commands. With 'chmod u+s /usr/bin/kvt' the proper behaviour results, but
this may not be the proper solution (e.g. xterm is NOT suid=root and it is
able to update the /var/run/utmp file).
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-12-08 09:54:59 EST
Use konsole instead. kvt is obsolete and will be removed in the next version.

------- Email From  Roberto Togneri <roberto@ee.uwa.edu.au> 12/08/99 18:17 -------
Attached to Bug # 7621.

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