Bug 600163 - Authentication is need to run '/usr/sbin/gnome-power-backlight-helper' as super user
Authentication is need to run '/usr/sbin/gnome-power-backlight-helper' as sup...
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-power-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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: 604901 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2010-06-04 00:08 EDT by GoinEasy9
Modified: 2010-08-23 17:16 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-23 17:40:20 EDT
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2010-08-22 14:11 EDT, ritz
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Description GoinEasy9 2010-06-04 00:08:19 EDT
Description of problem: Notification window pops up with login screen and also after login on desktop.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-power-manager-2.31.1-1.fc14.i686

How reproducible: Cold power up or reboot.


Steps to Reproduce:
1. same as above
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Actual results: Notification window appears


Expected results: Notification window doesn't appear.


Additional info: Notification window:
Authentication is need to run '/usr/sbin/gnome-power-backlight-helper' as super user
Command: /usr/sbin/gnome-power-backlight-helper --get-max-brightness

/var/log/secure from session:

Jun  3 23:31:05 localhost su: pam_unix(su:session): session closed for user root
Jun  3 23:31:14 localhost pam: gdm-password[1577]: pam_unix(gdm-password:session): session closed for user GoinEasy9
Jun  3 23:31:14 localhost polkitd(authority=local): Unregistered Authentication Agent for session /org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session1 (system bus name :1.28, object path /org/gnome/PolicyKit1/AuthenticationAgent, locale en_US.UTF-8) (disconnected from bus)
Jun  3 23:31:14 localhost polkitd(authority=local): Unregistered Authentication Agent for session /org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session2 (system bus name :1.55, object path /org/gnome/PolicyKit1/AuthenticationAgent, locale en_US.utf8) (disconnected from bus)
Jun  3 23:32:27 localhost polkitd(authority=local): Registered Authentication Agent for session /org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session1 (system bus name :1.30 [/usr/libexec/polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1], object path /org/gnome/PolicyKit1/AuthenticationAgent, locale en_US.UTF-8)
Jun  3 23:33:33 localhost polkitd(authority=local): Operator of unix-session:/org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session1 successfully authenticated as unix-user:root to gain ONE-SHOT authorization for action org.freedesktop.policykit.exec for unix-process:1512:2216 [gnome-power-manager] (owned by unix-user:gdm)
Jun  3 23:33:33 localhost pkexec: pam_unix(polkit-1:session): session opened for user root by (uid=42)
Jun  3 23:33:33 localhost pkexec[1527]: gdm: Executing command [USER=root] [TTY=unknown] [CWD=/var/gdm] [COMMAND=/usr/sbin/gnome-power-backlight-helper --get-max-brightness]
Jun  3 23:33:41 localhost pam: gdm-password[1530]: pam_unix(gdm-password:session): session opened for user GoinEasy9 by (uid=0)
Jun  3 23:33:53 localhost polkitd(authority=local): Registered Authentication Agent for session /org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session2 (system bus name :1.52 [/usr/libexec/polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1], object path /org/gnome/PolicyKit1/AuthenticationAgent, locale en_US.utf8)
Jun  3 23:37:09 localhost polkitd(authority=local): Operator of unix-session:/org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session2 successfully authenticated as unix-user:root to gain ONE-SHOT authorization for action org.freedesktop.policykit.exec for unix-process:1693:10892 [gnome-power-manager] (owned by unix-user:GoinEasy9)
Jun  3 23:37:09 localhost pkexec: pam_unix(polkit-1:session): session opened for user root by (uid=500)
Jun  3 23:37:09 localhost pkexec[1978]: GoinEasy9: Executing command [USER=root] [TTY=unknown] [CWD=/home/GoinEasy9] [COMMAND=/usr/sbin/gnome-power-backlight-helper --get-max-brightness]

It's possible I should have filed this under policykit, but, it was gnome-power-manager that was in the updates tonight.
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2010-06-11 06:23:28 EDT
commit 9b0e1ae4f18a57f9aff2f89ccc156f0a4c46580f
Author: Richard Hughes <richard@hughsie.com>
Date:   Mon Jun 7 16:13:36 2010 +0100

    Do not require PolicyKit to get the brightness values as these are already accessible by all users
    
    This also fixes the random dialog when launching a session
    using VNC

:100644 100644 b89f7dc... 27aed09... M  src/gpm-backlight-helper.c
:100644 100644 323b37a... cc8233f... M  src/gpm-brightness.c
Comment 2 atswartz 2010-06-11 13:54:48 EDT
I am also getting this.  It is annoying.
Comment 3 Rahul Sundaram 2010-06-16 17:22:52 EDT
When are you pushing this update?
Comment 4 Richard Hughes 2010-06-17 03:41:59 EDT
(In reply to comment #3)
> When are you pushing this update?    

I'm stuck in limbo, as rawhide is so unstable for me. GLib needs to do a new upstream release so I can dep on it for the GApplication changes. There's a srpm here if you're feeling brave: http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/fedora/13/SRPMS/

Richard.
Comment 5 Richard Hughes 2010-06-17 03:44:48 EDT
*** Bug 604901 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Athmane Madjoudj 2010-06-23 17:21:06 EDT
I confirm that the following version fix the issue:
gnome-power-manager-2.31.3-1.f14
Comment 7 Richard Hughes 2010-06-23 17:40:20 EDT
Cool, thanks.
Comment 8 atswartz 2010-06-24 02:13:13 EDT
all good on x86_64 now

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