[kde-linux] Help needed: KAuth and SystemSettings. (2)

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 29 12:50:27 UTC 2010

On Sunday 28 March 2010 22:50:10 James Tyrer wrote:
> On 03/28/10 10:40, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Sunday 28 March 2010 16:57:08 James Tyrer wrote:
> >> Having ferreted out some additional information, I have made some
> >> progress.  I still need a bit of help from people that installed from
> >> binaries to determine if things are bugs or configuration issues.
> >> 
> >> Note to AW, please do not just say that it works.  That does not help --
> >> I need very specific information.
> > 
> > I gave you the specific information that it works for me when I run
> > systemsettings as root.
> But, that isn't what I wanted to know, was it?  I want to know how, or
> if, it works when you run System Settings as a user account.
In the same message I told you that it requires root priveleges, so does not 
allow users to change it.

> > Are you saying that it is still greyed out if you run systemsettings as
> > root?
> It wasn't really what I am saying (I was concerned about it working for
> a user account using authentication), but yes, it stays grayed out if I
> am running as root too.  This is only when trying to set only the
> timezone.  It works if I change the date or time (which I don't normally
> do since I have NTP running).

Then there seems to be something strange about your system.  I did not need to 
jump through any hoops when I tested it, apart from starting systemsettings as 

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