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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Alternatives to synaptic?
On Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 03:35:39PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> (My own notion of a 'GUI package manager' is apt-get in an xterm. My
> own notion of how to make sure an application has superuser privilege
> is to do 'su -' to get it. policykit? I don't need no steenin
> policykit.)

So do I. Except I oftern forget to type the "-".
Policykit is for when there are specific actions you'd like users to be
able to do that would normally require root privileges, but you can't
trust them with all the power that su provided.

You are clearly not one of those users.

-- hendrik