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Force the script to be started as root

Terminal - Force the script to be started as root
if [ $EUID -ne 0 ];then if [ -t $DISPLAY ]; then sudo $0 "$*"; exit; else xdg-su -c "$0 $*"; exit;fi;fi
2011-08-24 18:03:46
User: houghi
Functions: sudo
1
Force the script to be started as root

Will run the script as root and exit if the wrong or no password is given. Also will keep the parameters active if any where given.

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Terminal - Alternatives
if [ $EUID -ne 0 ]; then if [ -t 0 ]; then exec sudo $0; else exec gksu $0; fi; fi;
2011-08-23 11:43:37
User: stanix
Functions: exec sudo
2

Place this code at the beginning of your script to ensure that it can only be executed by the root.

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