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Bug 613976 - polkit shows authentication dialog on display 0 not the desired one
polkit shows authentication dialog on display 0 not the desired one
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: polkit-gnome (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
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Reported: 2010-07-13 08:20 EDT by Vladimir Benes
Modified: 2013-03-05 23:03 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-07-13 09:59:40 EDT
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Description Vladimir Benes 2010-07-13 08:20:39 EDT
Description of problem:
when running vnc session from terminal from GNOME authenticating dialog shows itself on screen 0 not in the vnc session one. What more if I run vnc session with running Xorg authentication fails by default.
Hardcoded display 0? 

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.open vnc session from GNOME
2.connect to the session
3.install package via add/remove software app
Actual results:
auth dialog shows on display 0

Expected results:
auth dialog shown on the same display as app needing it 

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Comment 1 David Zeuthen 2010-07-13 09:59:40 EDT
This is a problem with VNC not properly registering with ConsoleKit. Since polkit relies on ConsoleKit having correct information available, this isn't something that can be fixed in polkit. I think bug 528511 is related to this.

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