Linux Tip: (no root password for wifi)

I have spent 2 hours dealing with this and i finally have it working.

In opensuse 12.1 you need the root password to create a system connection in network manager. I didn't like this and wanted to be able to connect without a password so here is what i did.

nano /etc/polkit-default-privs.standard

now change this line

org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.settings.modify.system auth_admin_keep

to this

org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.settings.modify.system yes

Now run this command to reset policy’s.

set_polkit_default_privs

That's it, now any logged in user can create system connections. Now if I could only figure out how to make the system connection check box checked by default.

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