On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 17:47 +0100, John P. Hartmann wrote:
> On 25 May 2010 16:29, Bastien Nocera <hadess@...> wrote:
> >> When I try to configure the infraread, only the bottom row of buttons
> >> is enabled. In particular, all I can click is "Unlock". It then
> >> prompts me for a password, but it doesn't want the root one and there
> >> is no indication of which kind of authentication it wants.
> > It wants the root one.
> I've been trying that many times, but it responds authorization failure.
> > Make sure you test gnome-lirc-properties 0.5.0, which should be living
> > in the updates-testing by now, and report any bugs you see in the GNOME
> > Bugzilla (http://bugzilla.gnome.org) under gnome-lirc-properties.
> Will do. A few packages later I'm stuck in configure with not having
> polkit-backend-1. This seems to be the bleeding edge, which is not
> what I had in mind for this particular system.
Stuck in configure? Why didn't you install it from the repository?
> > Also make sure you include the command-line output of running
> > "gnome-lirc-properties" by hand in a terminal.
> I ran that command as root on the 0.4.0 that comes with Fedora. This
> time I got the unlocked configuration panel. I pressed auto detect
> and was told of two power buttons and a USB keyboard. Pressing the
> power button on the remote turned off the system (it hibernated).
> Investigation shows that the remote controls totem. Another button
> tabbed around the configuration panel.
> So it looks like I don't need to configure anything, but I'd sure like
> to know what is going on.
It should configure things, which is why I asked you to try 0.5.0, which
has many more receivers definitions than 0.4.0 (about 10 times as much