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Re: MATE 1.8 has now fully arrived in Debian

Le jeudi 26 juin 2014 à 08:31 +0000, Thorsten Glaser a écrit : 
> Can we have alternative dependencies that do not need to get
> answers to these questions? This worked before *kit were even
> invented, and this works on other OSes too.

No, it didn’t work. You had to be root for operations as simple as
shutting down the computer.

Other OSes (I assume you are talking about other desktop OSes such as
Android, Windows and MacOSX) have mechanisms similar to PolicyKit.

 .''`.        Josselin Mouette
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