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ConsoleKit history log file is suddenly huge

I've had a server running (accessible on the web) for a year or so. There's a series of compressed history files in /var/log/ConsoleKit that are a few kilobytes each. However. October's is 1.2 GB, ...
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Creating squashfs system images using docker

I would like to use docker to create squashfs ubuntu system images to use in LiveCD scenarios. I have a script, that exports docker image to squashfs and cleans up the system a little bit. It reverts ...
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Add all new users and guest user to a group dynamically on ubuntu 14.04

I would like to add all the users (current, new, guest) to a particular group, lets say "audio" dynamically. Can you tell me how I can accomplish this ?
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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 ...
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Why 60+ console-kit-daemon processes?

I have over 60 processes of console-kit-daemon that won't stop reappearing after I've used sudo killall console-kit-daemon. I have no idea what the daemon is for. I'm running ubuntu 10.04. What's ...