[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#603643: Bug#603643: gigolo: Fails to authenticate without root user

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at uvena.de
Wed Nov 17 22:12:30 UTC 2010

On Tue, 16 Nov 2010 11:03:10 +0100, Yves-Alexis wrote:

>On lun., 2010-11-15 at 21:35 -0500, AnthonyN wrote:
>> Gigolo will fail to open filesystems if you only use sudo and have
>> no root password set. Launching gigolo with gksudo gigolo fails to
>> find the filesystems in question.  Double clicking the filesystem
>> will prompt you for a root password, but will not accept sudoers
>> password. 
>Gigolo doesn't manage permissions by itself at all. It just uses
>Gio/Gvfs for that.

And you never should use GIO/GVfs as root, at least not in a normal
user session as these services do only work for the user session.
Just never ever run Gigolo as root :).


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