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Thunar Pkexec policy needed for OS using pkexec


Description flocculant 2014-08-31 11:08:01 CEST
Created attachment 5618 
thunar pkexec policy

Policy file required for thunar where pkexec is used in place of gksu
Comment 1 Eric Koegel editbugs 2014-08-31 11:32:59 CEST
Created attachment 5619 
Git patch for the pkexec file

Builds on elfy's pkexec file for Thunar. See https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11088#c2
Comment 2 Eric Koegel editbugs 2014-11-01 20:18:41 CET
Created attachment 5719 
Add pkexec policy

Rebased the patch on git master.
Comment 3 Eric Koegel editbugs 2014-11-02 11:42:32 CET
This patch was pushed to master:

commit 8eeed6ba6ed0b1efa2b2b05c0b108da816763069
Author: Eric Koegel <eric.koegel@gmail.com>
Date:   Sat Nov 1 22:13:18 2014 +0300

    Add pkexec policy (Bug #11122)
    This adds a pkexec policy file to Thunar. This way if the user
    of a desktop system wants to use thunar to modify files as root
    and has the proper credentials they can.
    pkexec comes from polkit which does about the same thing as
    sudo/gksu except also supports authentication methods like
    fingerprint or smart card readers.
    Signed-off-by: Simon Steinbeiss <simon.steinbeiss@elfenbeinturm.at>

Bug #11122

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Reported on: 2014-08-31
Last modified on: 2014-11-02


Jannis Pohlmann
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thunar pkexec policy (1.01 KB, text/plain)
2014-08-31 11:08 CEST , flocculant
no flags
Git patch for the pkexec file (3.70 KB, patch)
2014-08-31 11:32 CEST , Eric Koegel
no flags
Add pkexec policy (3.68 KB, patch)
2014-11-01 20:18 CET , Eric Koegel
no flags

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