Those Polkit/PolicyKit XML files a pain to view? Polkit Explorer now avaiable...

Posted by itron on Mar 31, 2013 4:33 PM EDT
Scarygliders; By Kevin Cave
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Polkit/Policykit is what determines what permissions users have to perform certain operations on a Linux system.

Polkit Explorer allows a user to view the default permissions as set by whatever packages are configured to use Polkit/PolicyKit. The files are stroed as XML and are a pain to read. Polkit Explorer - written in Python - reads these files and presents them in a more human-readable form.

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