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OVERVIEW
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polkit is a toolkit for defining and handling authorizations.  It is
used for allowing unprivileged processes to speak to privileged
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processes.
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DOCUMENTATION
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Latest documentation, reference manual and API description of polkit can be found at

 https://www.freedesktop.org/software/polkit/docs/latest/


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RELEASES
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Older releases of polkit (until 0.115) are available in compressed tarballs from
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 http://www.freedesktop.org/software/polkit/releases/

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Latest releases are available in compressed tarballs from

 https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/polkit/polkit/releases


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To verify the authenticity of the compressed tarball, use this command

 $ gpg --verify polkit-$(VERSION).tar.gz.sign polkit-$(VERSION).tar.gz
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 gpg: Signature made Tue 23 Apr 2019 04:19:29 PM CEST using RSA key ID FFDCE258
 gpg: Good signature from "Jan Rybar (Red Hat) <jrybar@redhat.com>"

Public key available here
 http://keys.gnupg.net/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x8CEB3030FFDCE258

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BUGS and DEVELOPMENT
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Please report non-security bugs via the freedesktop.org GitLab at

 https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/polkit/polkit/issues
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SECURITY ISSUES
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Please report any security issues not yet known to public
by creating new issue and checking the "This issue is confidential" checkbox.
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 https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/polkit/polkit/issues
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