per-user dbus

Lennart Poettering mzqohf at
Fri Nov 13 14:25:47 PST 2009

On Fri, 13.11.09 20:49, Jörg Barfurth (Joerg.Barfurth at Sun.COM) wrote:

> Colin Walters schrieb:
> >On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Joerg Barfurth <Joerg.Barfurth at> wrote:
> >>There are real desktop virt (thin client) systems (e.g. our Sun Ray) that
> >>have the sessions on the server. It is quite easy to obtain more than one
> >>graphical session that way.
> >
> >I thought the Sun Ray had portable sessions?  The "Hot Desk Mobility"
> >at certainly makes it
> >sound like it does.  Can you really get two login sessions on a Sun
> >Ray setup?
> Sun Ray sessions are identified by "tokens". A token can be a
> smartcard or an authenticated username (usually without smartcard).
> If one user uses multiple smartcards or uses card and cardless
> sessions, they get multiple sessions. I know of use cases where that
> is used to have multiple sessions for different purposes. Or
> cardless use may be a fallback, when you forgot the card elsewhere.

Is this really something people use? Given that GNOME doesn't really
handle this seems to be an artificial scenario to me, and all "I know
of someone who did this" sounds mostly anecdotal to me.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
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