MtnDewManiac wrote:I thought sudo was for non-GUI applications and that su(?) was the one that was intended/safe/correct for GUI ones? Or is that a faulty memory on my part (entirely possible ).
Nope. Always use kdesudo for GUI programs. I've made a short tutorial to cover the differences between gksudo/kdesudo, sudo, and su: viewtopic.php?f=42&t=228412