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    Light scribe (DVD labeler) requires that the program be run as a root. How does one execute this file as a root user. Someone has suggested using gksu or gksudo in the terminal but I do not know the proper syntax.

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    Let's say the command to launch Light Scribe is lightscribe. In the terminal, you'd enter
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    gksudo lightscribe &

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    response to cmd

    rgreeves@ray-desktop:~$ cd /usr/4L
    rgreeves@ray-desktop:/usr/4L$ gksudo 4l-gui &
    [1] 6814
    rgreeves@ray-desktop:/usr/4L$ sudo: 4l-gui: command not found

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    Well, the issue, then, is not a matter of executing as root.

    command not found means it's not even an executable command (4l-gui).

    First you have to find the actual command to run the program. Then you worry about running it as root.

    How did you install Light Scribe exactly?

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    Actually it did work. My syntax was in error, I needed a capital "L" afrer the 4. Program executes fine. Thanks

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