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#1 2019-01-05 15:02:22

Mithrandir
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Registered: 2019-01-05
Posts: 2  

Beowulf and policykit-1

Hi, I like the Devuan project and I have installed Devuan Beowulf Kde with Openrc using the mini.iso in: http://pkgmaster.devuan.org/devuan/dist … s/netboot/

I had some problems due to a dysfunction in the policykit-1 package, that was creating problems in getting administrator privileges, as in opening usb devices.

I verified that in my installed system the problem is fixed using the Ascii's policykit-1 version. So I created a file policy_beo in /etc/apt/preferences.d/ with this configuration:

Package: policykit-1
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-agent-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-backend-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-backend-elogind-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-gobject-elogind-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-gobject-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Thanks to the devs for their work!

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#2 2019-01-06 12:32:57

Panopticon
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Registered: 2018-01-27
Posts: 153  

Re: Beowulf and policykit-1

I suppose the old saying goes, if it ain't broke don't fix it.

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#3 2019-01-06 16:04:49

Mithrandir
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Registered: 2019-01-05
Posts: 2  

Re: Beowulf and policykit-1

In fact it was broken and now is fixed

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#4 2019-01-11 09:37:24

xinomilo
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Registered: 2017-07-02
Posts: 12  

Re: Beowulf and policykit-1

using beowulf/ceres with MATE + openrc, fully upgraded from a fresh ascii installation with netboot iso.

can confirm the fix for policykit as Mithrandir writes.
similar apt preferences file, just some extra packages from hezeh.org repo, specialized for MATE power issues :

Package: policykit-1
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-agent-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-backend-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-backend-elogind-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-gobject-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: libpolkit-gobject-elogind-1-0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: gir1.2-polkit-1.0
Pin: version 0.105-18*
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: mate-power-manager
Pin: origin "www.hezeh.org"
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: mate-power-manager-common
Pin: origin "www.hezeh.org"
Pin-Priority: 1001

thanks to all devuan devs for this great grassroots distro smile

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