Bug 1300937 - VNC session requires administrator login to create a color managed device
VNC session requires administrator login to create a color managed device
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnome-settings-daemon (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity medium
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Assigned To: Rui Matos
Desktop QE
: 1294199 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 1203710 1297830 1313485
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Reported: 2016-01-22 02:08 EST by Siteshwar Vashisht
Modified: 2017-09-13 03:34 EDT (History)
7 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: gnome-settings-daemon-3.14.4-11.el7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-11-04 02:07:23 EDT
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vnc-color.png (59.77 KB, image/png)
2016-01-22 02:08 EST, Siteshwar Vashisht
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Description Siteshwar Vashisht 2016-01-22 02:08:03 EST
Created attachment 1117125 [details]

Description of problem:
VNC session requires administrator login to create a color managed device

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set up a vnc session by following stesp from https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html/System_Administrators_Guide/ch-TigerVNC.html
2. Login from vnc client

Actual results:
At first login GNOME will request for authentication as Administrator (See attached screenshot vnc-color.png)

Expected results:
GNOME should not request for authentication as Administrator

Additional info:
Upstream bug https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=751775
Comment 3 Tomas Pelka 2016-02-10 14:17:16 EST
So if I get it correctly colord should rather not start instead of asking for additional permission (password prompt) with remote connections like VNC.
Comment 4 Matthias Clasen 2016-05-16 13:17:54 EDT
Richard, do we have an agreed-on plan for fixing this now ?
Comment 5 Richard Hughes 2016-05-17 10:34:24 EDT
* Tue May 17 2016 Richard Hughes <rhughes@redhat.com> - 3.14.4-11
- Ignore fake VNC devices, they can't be color managed anyway.
Resolves: #1300937
Comment 9 Michael Boisvert 2016-09-06 15:31:26 EDT
Verified on gnome-settings-daemon-3.14.4-12.el7. No admin prompt for color management.
Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-04 02:07:23 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

Comment 12 Chris Van Hoof 2017-07-26 13:08:41 EDT
*** Bug 1294199 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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