[Pkg-privacy-maintainers] Bug#814190: Bug#814190: tails-installer: tails installer fails to authentication

intrigeri intrigeri at debian.org
Tue Feb 9 10:20:00 UTC 2016

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Kenichiro MATOHARA wrote (08 Feb 2016 22:35:53 GMT) :
> ```
> /usr/bin/pkexec /usr/bin/syslinux  -d syslinux /dev/sdb1
> polkit-agent-helper-1: error response to PolicyKit daemon:
> GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: No session for cookie
> Error executing command as another user: Not authorized
> ```

At first glance, it seems that either your user is not allowed to run
commands as root via polkit, or you don't have working polkit in your
current desktop session.

Can you try running:

  $ pkexec whoami

... and report back what's happening?

> I used the "gksudo" as the workaround.

> ```
> $ gksudo tails-installer-launcher
> ```

And it worked, right?


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