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I'm trying to replace gksudo, pkexec and its ilk with sudo. However, I'm told that using sudo <graphical_program> is a bad idea.

Would the following work as a decent replacement?

sudo -H <graphical_program>

Or do I have to do other things as well?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

This post suggests that you're right (I never knew of that --debug option). However, sudo -H is one extra key press on the keyboard compared to gksudo ;-)

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