linux auto logs in but does not prompt for password...

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linux auto logs in but does not prompt for password...

Postby jamied_uk on Sun May 20, 2012 1:40 pm

when i need elevated (root) provaliges linux does not prompt for password and i canot do anything i need to do without using terminal i have set kde to auto login to linux, this works but i need to be able to install etc and that requires a password which is not prompted! any ideas how i can fix this, hopefully without undoing my auto login part.
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Re: linux auto logs in but does not prompt for password...

Postby jamied_uk on Sun May 20, 2012 3:42 pm

SOLVED!


all i had to do was install the following

sudo apt-get install polkit-kde-1



and then restart using terminal

sudo poweroff
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