[packagekit] packagekitd: cannot start the command

Ken VanDine ken at vandine.org
Thu Nov 29 03:42:18 PST 2007

I think you might need to reboot after installing PackageKit.  I have
seen errors of this nature in that scenario.  Don't recall if it is the
exact error.  Basically, dbus, ConsoleKit, and PolicyKit all have to be
happy with each other at login time.  


On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 17:53 +0800, David Liang wrote:
> Hello, 
> I built the packagekit on my machine and tried to run the 
> "packagekitd" command, but it did not work and print error 
> messages:
> Error trying to start: 
> Acquiring D-Bus name org.freedesktop.PackageKit failed due to security policies on this machine.
> I donnot know how to solve it, can anyone help me?
> Thank you!
> David Liang. 
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