Desktop Entry Specification - ExecuteAs proposition

Frederic Crozat fcrozat at
Tue Mar 9 01:19:02 PST 2010

Le 06/03/2010 00:46, Lennart Poettering a écrit :
> On Sat, 06.03.10 02:33, PCMan ( at wrote:
>> Another point, those two are not equivalent.
>> Sudo can run the program as "any other user" and this is not what
>> policykit is designed for.
> Really?
> Are you aware of "pkexec"?

Which doesn't allow to start X11 applications (cf its manual). And I 
think .desktop entries are mostly to start graphical applications in 
desktop environment.

Frederic Crozat

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