systemd and KDE (was: Re: kdeinit)

Tom Gundersen teg at
Tue Aug 23 16:18:56 BST 2011

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Stefan Majewsky
<stefan.majewsky at> wrote:
>> the only thing that might be interesting is to provide a serviceForSource
>> implementation that allows interacting with a unit, if a user is able to do
>> anything useful (such as activate/deactive a unit?). i'm not sure that's
>> possible though; if not then a Service is also unecessary.
> That's possible, though the default setup of the D-Bus service grants
> this right only to root. Sounds like a job for PolicyKit.

You might have a look at how "systemctl --privileged" (man
says:"--privileged: Acquire privileges via PolicyKit before executing
the operation.")


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