Torvalds:requiring root password for mundane things is moronic
scott at ponzo.net
Sat Mar 3 22:58:31 UTC 2012
On 03/02/2012 03:21 AM, Conan Kudo (ニール・ゴンパ) wrote:
> For printers, currently installing printers does not require superuser
> privileges, but managing those printers installed by that user does.
> Is it possible to make it so that printers installed by that user can
> be managed by the user without superuser authentication?
BTW, I am in the "wheel" group on the workstation for those screenshots
In case you didn't look, it was asking for a root password anyway.
Also, under "details", it showed that two of those dialogues came from
components from OpenSUSE...the same distro that Linux was complaining about.
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