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[Bug 1516332] Re: Add policy to Polkit


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** Changed in: gedit (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Wishlist

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  Add policy to Polkit

Status in gedit package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:

  Add the file https://raw.githubusercontent.com/hotice/webupd8/master/org.gnome.gedit.policy
  to /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/

  So the user can start a gedit session with superuser privileges to
  edit files outside the home directory using 'pkexec gedit'.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
  Package: gedit 3.10.4-0ubuntu13
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-18.22-generic 4.2.3
  Uname: Linux 4.2.0-18-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu4
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: GNOME-Classic:GNOME
  Date: Sun Nov 15 02:36:55 2015
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-12-26 (688 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1)
  SourcePackage: gedit
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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