Bug#848623: mate-power-manager now needs to be run as root
ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Mon Dec 19 02:19:33 UTC 2016
I recently updated my laptop, and since then, mate-power-manager does
not seem to work any more if I run it in my session. See transcript
If I run it in `su -' it works (at least to set the brightness),
although I think it was the actual mate-power-manager process that put
an icon in my tray, and now that doesn't appear any more (I presume
because it has no access to my X session any more).
In this configuration (running it in `su -'), I do get notifications
sysvinit as pid 1
vtwm as my window manager
trayer to hold my tray icons etc.
I'm afraid I don't really know how all this stuff is supposed to work.
I suspect I may be filing this bug against the wrong package.
xfce4-power-manager (which I also tried) seems to have similar
Hints as to where to look (or reassignment of this bug) would be very
TI:02:14:47 TH:0x560f2cd4cc40 FI:gpm-manager.c FN:gpm_manager_systemd_inhibit,1784
- Error in dbus - GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: Permission denied
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