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Do ConsoleKit respect policies in PolicyKit?

Reading at question How can I make shutdown not require admin password?, and in particular Epeli's answer, I see a problem. The unprivileged user can always shutdown/restart the computer, regardless ...
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How to disable console-kit-daemon in Xubuntu 12.10?

I just want to know how to disable console-kit-daemon in Xubuntu 12.10. Background In the last months I tried Ubuntu and I faced a memory error related to console-kit-daemon that spawned too much ...
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How should I determine if a user is logged in graphically while lightdm is running?

I want to know if someone is logged into a local X-session. In the past I looked at the output of ck-list-sessions. The output looked something like this: Session12: unix-user = '[redacted]' ...
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Policykit - E17 without LightDm: Problems with Webcam and Connection manager [duplicate]

I'm using E17 without LightDm ( it saves about 200 mb ram ). I manage to do that easily and now I'm starting E17 with the old nice startx and a .xinit file in my home root. my .xinit : exec ...
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How to let NetworkManager manage WLAN interface after upgrade?

I upgraded a Ubuntu system from 11.04 to 11.10 via do-release-uprade. Now some things does not work as before. For example now, my user needs to be part of the scanner group to be able to use xsane ...