update-manager not asking for authentication in Oneiric Beta

Koh Choon Lin 2choonlin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 22:27:56 UTC 2011

> To summarise, in Oneiric Beta when an administrator user install
> upgrades he/she is not asked to authenticate.  The bug is marked as
> won't fix even though it is (as far as I can see) a change from
> previous operation.

In my lab of 20 computers running Beta 1, around 80% of the upgrades
done so far requires no password while the remaining 20% does. All
users were Admin accounts and the 20 PCs were upgraded using the
update manager. Anyone faces this too?

Koh Choon Lin

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