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I want to set up a launcher for my terminal in XFCE that automatically prompts for the su password, in gnome my shortcut was:

gnome-terminal --command="su -" --geometry=180x40+400+80

How do I configure the XFCE shortcut for that? the current properties are:

exo-open --launch TerminalEmulator
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It might be gksu exo-open --launch TerminalEmulator use gksu to get root access with graphical software. try gksu gedit or gksu mousepad to see what I mean.

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There would be a trivial problem if root is using a different "Preferred Terminal Emulator" –  warl0ck Oct 24 '12 at 8:49
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I'm running xfce 4.10 ,

Here , in the "Prefered Applications" in the settings dialog , or just run the command:

exo-preferred-applications

In Terminal , choose "other" , and the dialog pops up:

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Not sure how programs that runs in terminal works , you might not get those functions after this

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