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Re: PackageKit policy: background and plans



James Morris wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Nov 2009, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> I don't think I'd agree with that. The common case for F10 and F11 will
>> be for people to have installed a package once with the root password
>> and then ticked the "Remember authentication" box. At that point, we
>> have the same security exposure as we do with F12 (again, concentrating
>> on the single-user machine case).
> 
> I never tick those boxes.  I'd like to know how to get rid of them
> entirely.

Upgrade to F12 (with the latest PackageKit update), there's no such checkbox 
in F12's PolicyKit.

        Kevin Kofler


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