Bug 962773 - [network] network-indicator GUI inconsistent when polkit is used to disable access
[network] network-indicator GUI inconsistent when polkit is used to disable a...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-05-14 08:26 EDT by andrew2.hart
Modified: 2014-02-05 16:21 EST (History)
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Description andrew2.hart 2013-05-14 08:26:25 EDT
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 9.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/5.0)
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If polkit is used to lock down network editing and control, the applet icon gui (which normally appears as picture of a computer at the top right of the screen) does not reflect the changes.  For instance the on/off slider button still operates but has no effect.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Need to edit org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.policy and set the "yes" options to "no" and I think then a reboot is needed to really make sure the changes happen...

Expected Results:  
The disabled option should be flagged by; greying out, reseting the on/off button or showing a warning that the selected action failed.
Comment 1 Jirka Klimes 2013-05-14 09:32:45 EDT
Your description "top right icon" and "on/off slider" indicates that you do not use nm-applet, but rather gnome-shell network indicator. The indicator is not part of network-manager-applet, but gnome-shell itself, re-assigning.
Comment 2 andrew2.hart 2013-05-14 09:42:37 EDT
Ah, does this mean I'm setting the wrong policy then?  Still it seems odd that it does not change the network connection and that there is no policy for it.
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