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How to prompt for a password when running a command or script?

kdesudo "<Full command>"


1 - Open the run command with Alt+F2
2 - To reboot (needs root), for example, type:
kdesudo "shutdown -r now"
3- Type your root password and hit Return
4 - Your system will reboot after this

 Arcam Sapientia

You can use this on scripts to prompt for a pass when it is needed.

kdesudo "shutdown -r 00:00"

This will open the clementine music player and reboot at 00:00 time.

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