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Re: f10: kpackagekit; authentication failed



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Kevin Kofler wrote:

> Are you trying to use it as root? PolicyKit chokes on that:

yes. i have always run updates and package installs as root. saves a lot of
typing in su and password.

> Try using KPackageKit as a non-root user. I could also provide you with a
> patched PolicyKit which works as root if you absolutely need to run
> KPackageKit as root.

i do not 'absolutely need to', but it does make 'my life' easier.

along with having to learn this new kde with 'plasmoids', 'widgets', and
'gotchaits'. :)

so what is patch?

tia.


peace out.

tc,hago.

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