gksu auth dialog looks wrong with GNOME Shell

Bug #661648 reported by Anders G. Jørgensen on 2010-10-16
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gksu (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-system-tools

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ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: gnome-system-tools 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.34-generic 2.6.35.4
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Oct 16 11:30:13 2010
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_DK.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gnome-system-tools

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Anders G. Jørgensen (spirit55555) wrote :
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Milan Bouchet-Valat (nalimilan) wrote :

This happens when you're using GNOME shell. GKSu doesn't work well with the Shell because it tries to lock the whole screen. It should use PolicyKit to authenticate instead. There was a project to do so, but I'm not sure what's its state today.

affects: gnome-system-tools (Ubuntu) → gksu (Ubuntu)
Changed in gksu (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
summary: - [time-admin] "Install NTP support" gksu window looks wrong
+ [time-admin] "Install NTP support" gksu window looks wrong with GNOME
+ Shell
summary: - [time-admin] "Install NTP support" gksu window looks wrong with GNOME
- Shell
+ gksu auth dialog looks wrong with GNOME Shell
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Anders G. Jørgensen (spirit55555) wrote :

But I'm not using GNOME shell, just standard GNOME.

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