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Re: polkit-gnome-authorization missing



On 10/17/2009 09:41 AM, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-10-17 at 09:24 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> This GUI tool seems to have been lost in the transition to PolicKit-1.
>> Is there a plan on getting it back? It was quite convenient.  If not,
>> what is the recommended method?
> 
> We don't plan to bring a ui like that back. If you need to tweak policy,
> the local authority uses a simple file-based configuration, see
> pklocalauthority(8). Medium-term, we want to have a simple group-based
> configuration that will be accessible via some ui, see the
> polkit-desktop-policy package for the groundwork.

To help me understand this better, can you give me a example? Let's say
I want to tweak PackageKit's policy to not ask for root password even
when untrusted packages are being installed, how do I go about doing that?

Rahul


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