[OpenSCAD] OpenSCAD on Debian

A. Craig West acraigwest at gmail.com
Mon Jul 15 15:40:35 EDT 2019


When you are doing system management tasks that all need to be performed as
root, it's pretty pointless to sudo each particular command. When i am
doing this type of thing, I either run commands that don't need root in a
different prompt, or su them to the user

On Mon, 15 Jul 2019, 15:38 Bryan Lee, <leebc11 at acm.org> wrote:

> Yeah.. Don't....   Dont' do it like that.   That makes the privledge
> seperation pointless and you may as well run everything as root.
>
> Thus A. Craig West hast written on Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 03:11:23PM -0400,
> and, according to prophecy, it shall come to pass that:
> > This is where 'sudo bash' is your friend...
> >
> > On Mon, 15 Jul 2019, 15:05 Bryan Lee, <leebc11 at acm.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Try it as:
> > >         sudo ls
> > > then    wget -qO - https://files.openscad.org/OBS-Repository-Key.pub |
> > > sudo apt-key add -
> > >
> > >
> > > I have had problems before because sudo needs you to authenticate, but
> > > piping
> > > into sudo redirects stdin and stdout, making authentication impossible.
> > >
> > >
> > > Thus Torsten Paul hast written on Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 08:48:08PM
> +0200,
> > > and, according to prophecy, it shall come to pass that:
> > > > On 15.07.19 09:03, MichaelAtOz wrote:
> > > > > I tried 'wget -qO -
> https://files.openscad.org/OBS-Repository-Key.pub
> > > | sudo
> > > > > apt-key add -'
> > > > >
> > > > > gpg: WARNING: nothing exported
> > > > > gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
> > > > > gpg: Total number processed: 0
> > > >
> > > > I've never seen that fail really, I suspect that maybe wget is
> > > > just not installed?
> > > >
> > > > Does it work separately?
> > > >
> > > > wget https://files.openscad.org/OBS-Repository-Key.pub
> > > > apt-key add OBS-Repository-Key.pub
> > >
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