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gparted won't launch from the program list

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gparted won't launch from the program list

#1 Post by cybervigilante » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:46 pm

Lately, gparted won't launch from the program list, but will launch from the terminal. Is there any reason for that difference?

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Re: gparted won't launch from the program list

#2 Post by duane » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:38 pm

Launches same as always here.
Requires a root password for first use as it should.
Have you made any changes to your computer?
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Re: gparted won't launch from the program list

#3 Post by asqwerth » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:44 pm

cybervigilante wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:46 pm
Lately, gparted won't launch from the program list, but will launch from the terminal. Is there any reason for that difference?
Are you testing gnome and Wayland? Gparted has or had issues running from menu on Wayland.
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Re: gparted won't launch from the program list

#4 Post by fehlix » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:53 am

cybervigilante wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:46 pm
Lately, gparted won't launch from the program list, but will launch from the terminal. Is there any reason for that difference?
Not sure what you mean with "program list".
If it is the list within the Menu, than do this to find out what's going on:
Right-Click on the gparted menu-entry -> Edit application
The command you'll see should be : gparted-pkexec
Now to check what's going on: run this command from the terminal command line:
Open Terminal and enter:

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gparted-pkexec
If gparted is not showing up after entering you credentials for the root-user,
do post any error / message you'll see within the Terminal window.
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