Bug 206207 - cpufreq applet requires password to change speed
cpufreq applet requires password to change speed
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-applets (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Mike McLean
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Blocks: FC6Target
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Reported: 2006-09-12 17:47 EDT by Oded Arbel
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-25 15:00:21 EDT
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Description Oded Arbel 2006-09-12 17:47:38 EDT
Description of problem:
When using the CPU frequency applet, you can normally use it to specify the
required processor frequency or governer. In the current FC6 test, when I try to
specify something it pops up a password dialog requesting the password of the
current user (at least its not of root, but still quite annoying).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor 2.16.0.1

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. left click the applet
2. choose a different governor or specific frequency
  
Actual results:
password dialog pops up

Expected results:
the requested setting is immediately being used

Additional info:
See related discussion on at GNOME bugzilla:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=355122
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2006-09-25 15:00:21 EDT
Fixed in 2.16.0.1-6

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