The Polkit GNOME package provides an Authentication Agent for Polkit that integrates well with the GNOME Desktop environment.
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.4 platform.
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Download size: 305 KB
Estimated disk space required: 5.0 MB
Estimated build time: 0.1 SBU
Install Polkit GNOME by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr \ --libexecdir=/usr/lib/polkit-gnome && make
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
For the authentification framework to work, polkit-gnome-authentification-agent-1 needs to be started. However, make install did not install a startup file for the Polkit GNOME so you have to create it by yourself.
Issue the following commands as the
root user to create a startup file for
mkdir -p /etc/xdg/autostart && cat > /etc/xdg/autostart/polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1.desktop << "EOF"
[Desktop Entry] Name=PolicyKit Authentication Agent Comment=PolicyKit Authentication Agent Exec=/usr/lib/polkit-gnome/polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1 Terminal=false Type=Application Categories= NoDisplay=true OnlyShowIn=GNOME;XFCE;Unity; AutostartCondition=GNOME3 unless-session gnomeEOF
Last updated on 2013-09-03 12:08:19 -0700