[arch-general] netcfg wlan connection renewal

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Thu Sep 29 06:35:56 EDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Philipp Überbacher
<hollunder at lavabit.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Tom Gundersen's message of 2011-09-28 20:55:30 +0200:
>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 2:51 PM, Philipp Überbacher
>> <hollunder at lavabit.com> wrote:
>> > meanwhile and provides a CLI interface it still requires polkit. Polkit
>> > requires consolekit and both mean configuration and maintenance trouble.
>> Just a quick comment in case someone happens to read this: neither PK
>> nor CK should require any configuration at all for most users (at
>> least if you use a DE).
> This isn't exactly no configuration:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Networkmanager#Set_up_PolicyKit_permissions

The configuration file shown there is optional.

> And it interferes with stuff where it shouldn't, I tried to help a user
> getting jack to work, and after I talked him through all the usual stuff
> and was out of ideas I told him to try to disable policykit.

I don't know why that would happen, clearly a bug somewhere.

> I don't want to deal with stuff like that.

Fair enough.


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