[CentOS] odd popups

Sat Jul 21 17:09:08 UTC 2018
J Martin Rushton <martinrushton56 at btinternet.com>

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This may be due to ABRT.  Expand the details at the bottom of the pop-up
and if the Vendor is "The ABRT Team", then the pop-up is benign.  You
can read problems you have encountered, but if a daemon or any other
user hits a problem you do not have the authority to look at their

To further check this, go to Applications>System Tools>Automatic Bug
Reporting Tool.  You can look at the "My" tab, but looking at the
"System" tab (for example) will trigger the pop-up.  Enter the root
password (if you know it) and you will see a list of System's problems.

On 21/07/18 01:41, Fred Smith wrote:
> Occasionally and without any action on my part, I get a popup
> saying I need to authenticate in order to read others' actions.
> I have no clue what this is for, so I always reject them.
> Anyone got a clue?
> Image attached.

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