Re: Prompt to install missing software?
On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 01:24:44PM -0400, Simon wrote:
> On 5/27/07, John Pye <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I found the original code in GNOME just pops up a message, see
>> check_ntp_support in
> This would mean that the changes are Ubuntu specific, which is
> understandable. I wasn't specific enough in my first reply, but I
> meant that you should check Ubuntu's source packages:
> I think the first version that had the automatic install functionality
> was either Dapper or Edgy. One other thing to watch out for is
> whether your users prefer su or sudo ( and gksu or gksudo), I'm not
> sure if there's a standardized way to check for this in Debian.
What we've settled on in Ubuntu is to use gksu, and allow the preference to
be set in /etc/gksu.conf (sudo-mode). That way, it's transparent to