Authentication Agent


I’m attempting to edit an old package-build that was using gksu.
From my understanding it’s no longer safe to use gksu.
Now how can I figure out which authentication agent my desktop launches & is using.
I installed Gome-Shell desktop environment after the base installation.


Probably pkexec but you shouldn’t use that inside a PKGBUILD if that is what you mean.

With pacman -Q I’ve found polkit but in HTOP it’s named polkitd - which seems weird

pkexec is part of the package polkit

polkitd is the daemon.

You should be able to test if it works for you from the command line.

Thanks dalto :face_with_monocle:

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