RC2 LXDE spin two polkit invocations

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Mon Aug 9 18:26:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-08-09 at 04:22 -0700, Steven I Usdansky wrote:
> Installed lxde-x86_64-20100806.15.iso, and everything seems to work.
> However, upon starting X (from runlevel 3) I get the following error:
> Remote Exception invoking
> org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Authority.RegisterAuthenticationAgent
> () on /org/freedesktop/PolicyKit1/Authority at name
> org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1:
> org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: An authentication agent
> already exists for session Cannot register authentication agent
> Looking in /etc/xdg/autostart, I see two invocations of polkit:
>   lxpolkit.desktop
>   polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1.desktop
> which come from
>   lxpolkit-0.1.0-0.1.20100402git5087383.fc14.x86_64
>   polkit-gnome-0.96-2.fc14.x86_64
> respectively. Eliminating the latter seems to be the fix

Thanks for testing. Looks like something LXDE team would like to know
about. I guess the LXDE spin kickstart should be adjusted to not include
polkit-gnome, if that's practical?
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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