[kde-linux] Authorization issues. Was: Time Zone settings etc.
jrtyrer at earthlink.net
Fri Mar 5 00:49:12 UTC 2010
Dr.-Ing. Edgar Alwers wrote:
> On Wednesday 24 February 2010 23:16:17 you wrote:
>> If this works, you should then be able to go to: "SystemSettings ->
>> Advanced -> PolicyKit Authorization" and give yourself the necessary
> Hallo James, Hallo Duncan,
> I was working all these days on the authorization issue. No way. I got DBus,
> DBus-Glib, HAL,HAL-Info, PolicyKit, EggDBus, polkit, ConsoleKit, polkit-qt and
> polkit-qt-1 build. But no PolicyKit Authorization shows up in my
I don't have any for KDE either. :-( It appears to be seriously broken.
> Could you tell me, who or what is filling System-Settings and what do I need to
> do ? It became an extreemly difficult job to build KDE-4.4, and I have already
> build more then 10 BLFS systems !
After working on this, I think that I have determined that it isn't
working. I currently have KDE-4.4 installed in: "/usr/KDE-4.4" since I
have multiple versions on the system, and I installed with:
and GNOME stuff installed with:
In: "/etc/dbus-1/session-local.conf", I have:
In: "/etc/dbus-1/system-local.conf", I have:
and I find no KDE policy kit services in:
SystemSettings -> Advanced -> PolicyKit Authorization
There is no tree with a root: "org.kde", which IIUC, I should see in the
list window. A tree rooted "org.gnome" is shown so I presume that I
have the configuration correct.
I also note that when opened in a "root" KDE session that I cannot save
the clock settings. The file:
which, IIUC, should allow "root" to use that KCM and save the changes.
So, is there a bug? It appears to me that KDE is not finding the
relevant files despite correct configuration.
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