Bug 118315 - system-install-packages displays "Your account does not have permissions to run system-install-packages." dialog
system-install-packages displays "Your account does not have permissions to r...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-packages (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2004-03-15 10:38 EST by Garrett LeSage
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Description Garrett LeSage 2004-03-15 10:38:14 EST
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Description of problem:
system-install-packages displays "Your account does not have
permissions to run system-install-packages." instead of installing
packages.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
system-config-packages-1.9.3-2

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run "system-install-packages" with an RPM specified


Actual Results:  The following text is displayed in a dialog

"Your account does not have permissions to run system-install-packages.

Administrator level permissions are needed to run this program because
it can install and remove system packages."

Expected Results:  A dialog to install packages should show up.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-03-15 12:18:03 EST
Are you running as root?
Comment 2 Garrett LeSage 2004-03-15 12:23:09 EST
No, running as a user.  Shouldn't it pop up a dialog to ask for the password?
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-03-15 14:01:25 EST
It depends... if you have /usr/sbin in your path first, then it won't
due to the way userhelper works.

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