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Re: pirut, pup, system-*: policykit integration



On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 04:55:22PM +0100, Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek wrote:
> 2008/1/12, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at>:
> >
> > Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek <jakub.rusinek <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > > Fedora ships GTK-based config tools which is VERY wrong.
> >
> > Would you rather the tools were in Tk, Xaw, lesstif or some other ancient
> > ugly
> > toolkit? GTK+ is much better than any of those!
> 
> Those tools should detect DE and then use adequate library. Exactly how
> YaST2 does, with success.

gnome-system-tools lets you do exactly that. The core functionality is
all in the non-GUI backend. The GUI is just a shim which talks to the
backend over DBus. So you can plug in whatever GUI you like and use the
same backend code . Feel free to write a backend for KDE / whatever other
DE you care about...

Dan.
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