Where's Konqueror in SU

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Mon Nov 2 16:41:37 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-03 at 00:01 +0800, John Summerfield wrote:

> I don't think the people at Red Hat are entirely stupid, though I 
> disagree with them on some matters and I think that preventing root from 
> using GUIs is futile and misguided, especially as a good proportion of 
> the software  must be run with root privilege. Think, RH the 
> configuration tools run with root privilege. That means all of GTK, 
> python, perl and X,

That's exactly why we are heavily supporting the development and
integration of PolicyKit, which solves precisely that problem.

Adam Williamson
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