Introduction to Polkit-kde-agent

Polkit-kde-agent provides a graphical authentication prompt so non-priviledged users can authenticate themselves for performing administrative tasks in KDE.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 platform.

This package is known to build using the gcc-5 compiler but has not been tested.

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Polkit-kde-agent Dependencies


polkit-qt-0.112.0 and kdelibs-4.14.6

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/polkit-kde-agent

Installation of Polkit-kde-agent

Install polkit-kde-agent by running the following commands:

patch -Np1 -i ../polkit-kde-agent-1-0.99.0-remember_password-1.patch &&

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&


This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: polkit-kde-authentication-agent-1
Installed Libraries: none
Installed Directories: $KDE_PREFIX/share/apps/policykit1-kde

Last updated on 2015-05-12 23:45:36 +0000