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Re: What is the right way to use consolekit with startx?

On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 09:48:47PM +0000, Liam O'Toole wrote:
> On 2011-08-30, David Purton <dcpurton@marshwiggle.net> wrote:
> >


> The simplest solution I have found is to override the default consolekit
> permissions. In the case of suspend and hibernate, these are specified
> in the file /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.upower.policy.
> To override, create a new file in
> /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/, give it a .pkla extension, and
> add the following content:
> 	[upower]
> 	Identity=unix-user:*
> 	Action=org.freedesktop.upower.*
> 	ResultAny=yes
> With that, I have the freedom to suspend and hibernate when using slim
> and startx. I have been able to remove gdm3, an important step towards
> removing all things GNOME-y in wheezy :-)
> I don't have the network-manager package installed, but apt-file tells
> me that it contains the files
> /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.policy and
> /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.network-manager-settings.system.policy.
> Therefore I'm sure you can adapt the above approach to suit your needs.

Nice solution. I will look into it as it doesn't modify any existing



David Purton
For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to
strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.
                                 2 Chronicles 16:9a

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