[arch-general] Polishing systemd

Jan Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 17:04:26 EDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 8:40 PM, Martín Cigorraga <msx at archlinux.us> wrote:
> I can reboot/shutdown with my user account from both CLI and inside X.
> However
> when I switch to another user if I try to reboot/shutdown from CLI I'm
> asked for the
> first logged user password (instead the root password!) while when inside X
> I just
> have the "Access denied" message - with not chance to enter any password to
> authorize the command.

A Polkit authentication agent must be running. Polkit itself only
ships an agent for TTYs. Both polkit-gnome and polkit-kde contain an
agent for X.

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