On Wed, 2014-04-30 at 08:25 -0700, Emmett Culley wrote:
It is interesting that my other workstation works differently. That
is, yumex doesn't prompt for the root password until it is about to do
something that requires root permissison. But it is asking for the
root password, not my user password, as are all other apps that
require root permissions.
Any ideas how to get apps to require the root password instead of my
You probably didn't set up that user with yourself in the "wheel" group,
which sets up the user for use with sudo, in a simple manner. In
windows-parlance, an admin user.
tim@localhost ~]$ uname -rsvp
Linux 3.13.10-200.fc20.i686 #1 SMP Mon Apr 14 21:00:56 UTC 2014 i686
All mail to my mailbox is automatically deleted, there is no point trying
to privately email me, I will only read messages posted to the public lists.
George Orwell's '1984' was supposed to be a warning against tyranny, not
a set of instructions for supposedly democratic governments.