Bug 392662 - Support changing permissions for root owned files via properties dialog
Summary: Support changing permissions for root owned files via properties dialog
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 179678
Alias: None
Product: frameworks-kio
Classification: Frameworks and Libraries
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: 5.44.0
Platform: Manjaro Linux
: NOR wishlist
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Chinmoy Ranjan Pradhan
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-04-03 01:58 UTC by Brennan Kinney
Modified: 2021-12-28 04:14 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Brennan Kinney 2018-04-03 01:58:21 UTC
Currently requires dropping to a CLI to perform via commands instead of GUI(unless using another file manager as Dolphin is forbidden to run as root).

I would like to be able to easily adjust a file(s) owner or group via Dolphin context menu "Properties -> Permissions Tab". In addition to that, prompting when required for admin authorization instead of requiring Dolphin as root to adjust root owner to the session user.


KAuth/KIO/PolKit support for supporting other actions that require root priviledges has been WIP for some time and currently a high priority item. When this is complete, I think adding support for other features requiring root as the session user can be more easily implemented?

Tracking issue for dependency: https://phabricator.kde.org/T8075
Comment 1 Brennan Kinney 2018-04-03 02:01:09 UTC
Don't seem to be able to edit my original message. If it was not clear by the title, this also was about the read/write/modify and executable properties under the permissions tab which also cannot presently be adjusted for root owned files.
Comment 2 Nate Graham 2021-12-28 04:14:54 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 179678 ***