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Lennart Poettering mzqohf at 0pointer.de
Tue May 25 12:46:19 PDT 2010

On Tue, 25.05.10 08:41, Thiago Macieira (thiago at kde.org) wrote:

> Em Terça-feira 25. Maio 2010, às 00.11.15, Lennart Poettering escreveu:
> > * In a gdm world we only have 1 graphical session plus N
> >   ssh/console/cron/screen sessions at the same time for the same user,
> >   on a machine. For the GUI session it hence makes little sense if we
> >   have one bus per session or one per user. And for the
> >   ssh/console/cron/screen sessions there
> >   is little point in running their own dbus-daemon.
> > 
> > Putting that together it would be much nicer to allow
> > ssh/console/cron/screen sessions to simply join the graphical session
> > that is already set up.
> The work for that is zero. This is how it works right now. The key is to set 
> DISPLAY correctly, not the DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS variable.

Well, first of all where would you know the right value for $DISPLAY
from. And secondly, that does way more then what I have in mind.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
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