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Re: nmtui - user authorisation

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: nmtui - user authorisation
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2021 18:20:00 -0500

On Mon, Dec 27, 2021 at 10:07:17PM +0000, Paul Jewell wrote:
> Solved this - nmtui needs to be run as root; my script which invoked the
> program didn't consider that. Changing it to run as sudo gives me an
> opportunity to enter my password, and then successfully setup the wifi
> interface details.

Another option is to add nmtui to the list of programs that are setuid.
That way, any user on your system could configure wifi, which may be
more ergonomic.

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