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|Summary:||sec policy crashing kde printer-applet|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Jerry Amundson <jamundso>|
|Component:||kdeutils||Assignee:||Ngo Than <than>|
|Status:||CLOSED DUPLICATE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||14||CC:||jreznik, kevin, leighc, lpoetter, ltinkl, mbriza, rdieter, rnovacek, ry, smparrish, than, twaugh|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2012-08-16 17:10:00 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
|Bug Depends On:|
|Bug Blocks:||669357, 765957|
Description Jerry Amundson 2010-12-21 20:10:30 EST
Description of problem: Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible: often Steps to Reproduce: 1.setup a vnc-server desktop running kde 2.login to desktop 3. Actual results: crash Expected results: no crash Additional info: Package: kdeutils-printer-applet-6:4.5.2-1.fc14 Latest Crash: Mon 20 Dec 2010 09:22:05 PM Command: python /usr/bin/printer-applet Reason: connection.py:630:call_blocking:DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: Connection ":1.50" is not allowed to own the service "com.redhat.NewPrinterNotification" due to security policies in the configuration file Comment: have a vnc desktop. Bug Reports: Status: CLOSED ERRATA https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499183
Comment 1 Jerry Amundson 2010-12-22 14:24:33 EST
Possibly related bug upstream.
Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2010-12-22 14:33:50 EST
In your case, it's ConsoleKit treating you as a non-local user (which is true), and denying access. What *should* happen is for the kde printer applet to handle that more gracefully (and probably just quit/exit).
Comment 3 Jerry Amundson 2010-12-27 19:26:24 EST
(In reply to comment #2) > In your case, it's ConsoleKit treating you as a non-local user (which is true), > and denying access. That, then, seems to be the underlying problem - a "single user" ideology being applied to what has always been, and always will be, a multi-user system. > What *should* happen is for the kde printer applet to handle that more > gracefully (and probably just quit/exit). I don't see a problem with "NewPrinterNotification" functioning correctly for any user logged into a system. Re-assigned to ConsoleKit.
Comment 4 Kevin Kofler 2010-12-28 09:50:38 EST
ConsoleKit is working as designed. There are 2 issues here: 1. The interface is locked down at D-Bus level. IMHO it would make more sense to control this through PolicyKit, where it's easier for admins to tweak the ACLs to allow remote access. 2. The kdeutils-printer-applet is throwing an uncaught exception instead of doing something sensible (most likely just not show the applet at all if you're not allowed to print). I'm also CCing Tim Waugh, the author and maintainer of the system-config-printer core (and the GTK+ interface and applet) on this report.
Comment 5 Tim Waugh 2011-01-04 06:18:10 EST
The system-config-printer-applet program handles this case correctly and simply does not register that D-Bus service.
Comment 6 lcameron 2011-02-18 18:13:44 EST
I had a similar issue, though I use NoMachine server as opposed to VNC. I solved it by creating a file named 'printer-applet.desktop' in '~/.config/autostart/' and adding the following information. [Desktop Entry] Hidden=true Another viable option would be to add 'exit()' to the 3rd line of /usr/bin/printer-applet -lcameron
Comment 7 lcameron 2011-02-18 18:16:14 EST
Almost forgot, my above comment is ok if you don't want to see printer-applet at all, you should still have no issues printing. -lcameron
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