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Re: stretch vs ssh -Y logins

On Sunday 28 April 2019 14:47:34 Gene Heskett wrote:

> I just installed a stretch testing from the LCNC folks, and must say,
> and shout from the rooftops, a thank you for the new partitioner.
> Absolutely spot on, exactly whats been needed for 20 years!!!

> Of course the network settings were lost at the initial reboot but
> thats been intermittent ever since N-M was intro'ed, and a 15 minute
> session with nano fixed all that. 

> Brought /etc/network/interfaces.d/setup up to date for static, and 
> updated the /etc/hosts file, restarted the network and its off to the 
> races. 
> Just one problem. I do all the admin stuff from the only comfy office
> chair on the premises via an ssh -Y login as 1st user to all of the
> machines here, my 84 yo back does not enjoy standing up in awkward 
> stances to do the admin stuff like running synaptic as all these 
> machines have a machine to run, with monitors, keyboards and mice 
> whereever they won't fall and break hitting a concrete floor.  But I 
> find that something in the pam dept is locking me out.  And gksudo, 
> which does it for my one jessie install, is apparently no more.
> So how do I fix this? Its a showstopper for me.
Got that solved, gksu , which includes gksudo, wasn't installed.  Things 
are looking better all the time.

Thanks people, I finally think stretch is a winner. Whats the next LTS?

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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