[arch-general] netcfg wlan connection renewal
hollunder at lavabit.com
Thu Sep 29 07:16:41 EDT 2011
Excerpts from Tom Gundersen's message of 2011-09-29 12:35:56 +0200:
> 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.
The alternative is to run polkit-gnome or polkit-kde, luckily it seems
that polkit-gnome is a misnomer and it only depends on gtk3. So your
options are to have an authentication agent running or add some files
for every app that needs permissions. In addition you need to have
a consolekit-session running in any case. Life's not getting easier for
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