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Re: "not authorised" doing various desktoppy things

On Jan 03 2017, Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> Recently, my nm-applet can no longer control my network-manager
> daemon.  I get a message saying[1]:
>   "org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.network-control-request failed: not
>   authorized"
> I think this is related to a similar problem in *-power-manager,
> #848623.
> I am running:
>   * sysvinit
>   * lightdm
>   * systemd-logind
>   * vtwm
>   * my own xsession script
> I thought I was running systemd-shim but I don't appear to be.
> Can someone please help explain to me how these things are supposed to
> work ?

I can't explain, but just a datapoint, the following similar stack works

* systemd
* lightdm
* i3 (executed via custom .xsession)

Maybe that helps to find the crucial difference.


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