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Month: May 2017

Re: [trinity-users] Re: password root never kept in memory

From: andre_debian@...
Date: Sat, 20 May 2017 12:36:42 +0200
On Saturday 20 May 2017 09:23:21 Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> On Friday 19 May 2017 23.05:58 andre_debian@... wrote:
> > The window proposes me to store the root password in memory,
> > and after, for all root applications, I don't have to retype this password
> > during 120 min, even if the application is closed.
> > I open another root application before the 120 min,
> > but I have to retype the password.
> Hello Andr�,
> I have the same behaviour. However, after some trial, I come to the
> following  
> conclusion: the message sould be understood as: "for 120 minutes 
> you won't  have to enter the root password again *for the application
> you have just  given root rights*, not *for all applications*.
> When I tried, I got this behaviour:
> open synaptic - asked give root password - ticked the option to keep it - 
> enter root password
> open gparted- asked give root password
> open root terminal- asked give root password
> open synaptic- no password asked - closed synaptic
> open- no password asked - closed synaptic 
> So I think it's not a bug, it's a missunderstanding of the message's 
> meaning  (or maybe we could ask the message to say 
> "kept for up to 120 minutes for this app"
> Regards,  Thierry

Thanks Thierry.

To be sure to understand,
I join the graphic message that I receive.
Sorry, it's in french (the 6 first lines) :

Translation :
Run as root TDE su
This action requires the rights of the super administrator,
fill the password...
Keep in memory the password ?

and after it's in english...

Maybe you are right but the message is not clear
and leads to confusion.

Happy day,