[arch-general] systemctl reboot

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sat Sep 13 13:23:23 EDT 2014

On Sat, 2014-09-13 at 13:33 -0300, Mateus Rodrigues Costa wrote:
> 2014-09-13 12:42 GMT-03:00 Neven Sajko <nsajko at gmail.com>:
> > Systemd, of course, *would* ask for a password, if polkit (PolicyKit)
> > weren't there.
> Ah, thanks for pointing that. Anyway, is disabling the service enough or
> does he need to uninstall the package completely?
> I see that on my system polkit is a dependency for some packages, so it
> might not be easy/recommended to simply uninstall it.

A good question :), resp. when do I need it and when don't I need it? I
have to read a little bit.

> $ groups
> > wheel games video audio optical storage power users vboxusers rocketmouse
> Btw, I think systemd takes care of (and "replaces") some of these groups
> and you don't need (and in some cases shouldn't) add your user to them
> unless really needed.
> You should take a look at the Groups page at the wiki about that.

I will do this.

> $ sudo cat /etc/sudoers | grep -v "#" | grep " "
> > root ALL=(ALL) ALL
> > rocketmouse ALL=(ALL) ALL
> Sorry for this one but, any reason you thought that you should create a
> custom group instead of using the wheel group?
> Also, if you are using that custom group for sudo, why is your user both in
> that group and wheel?

Thank you, I'll read about this too.


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