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Re: Polkit: prompt for root password

It seems to me, that such approach will increase security. If "sudo" and "policykit" prompt for user password, then even if some other man knows my user password, he can administer system, as he can both log into the system and user sudo/polkit, but if root password is required for using sudo/polkit, then knowing my user's password is not enough, and the only thing he will be able to change is files in /home/user.

Yours sincerely, Jayson Willson

01.09.2015 21:45, Michael Biebl пишет:
Am 01.09.2015 um 20:29 schrieb Jayson Willson:
Thank you for your advice, I have found the way:
Comment out file
/etc/polkit-1/localauthority.conf.d/51-debian-sudo.conf, which overrides
/etc/polkit-1/localauthority.conf.d/50-localauthority.conf and makes
polkit consider members of "sudo" groups as administrators.

So you user was in group "sudo", having admin privileges.
Just curious: why do you then want to prompt for the root password and
not the user password for that user?

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