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After upgrading from LMD2 Cinnamon to LMD3, pkexec doesn't work

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:26 am
by ddurdle
pkexec synaptic
==== AUTHENTICATING FOR com.ubuntu.pkexec.synaptic ===
Authentication is required to run the Synaptic Package Manager
Authenticating as: ****
Password:
polkit-agent-helper-1: error response to PolicyKit daemon: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: No session for cookie
==== AUTHENTICATION FAILED ===
Error executing command as another user: Not authorized

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Re: After upgrading from LMD2 Cinnamon to LMD3, pkexec doesn't work

Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:22 am
by ddurdle
Works only when booted into systemd (viewtopic.php?f=246&t=287725&p=1594020#p1594020)