New authorization required for mundane activities

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Mon Sep 28 08:49:07 UTC 2015

Am Sonntag, den 27.09.2015, 18:02 -0700 schrieb MR ZenWiz:
> Starting today, with whatever update came in since Friday, every time
> I plug in a flash drive, I get a root authorization window popup
> requesting I input my admin access password to mount the drive.
> This appears to come from org.freedesktop.udisks2.filesystem-mount,
> except that that is (obviously) not a valid URL, nor is it just
> backwards..
> IMNSHO, it's bad enough I have to run thunar non-stop (I almost never
> actually use it) to have the system recognize my removable drives when
> I plug them in.  That is still necessary (the system doesn't see the
> drive or acknowledge it unless I do).  This is another step in the
> wrong direction.
> Where do I file a bug for this wonderful new feature?

this sounds like either logind is not running for your session at all or
your display manager doesnt talk to it ... did you switch to another
display manager (away from lightdm) or some such ?


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