Description of problem:
/usb/bin/startx unsets DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS environment variable, which makes /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/00-start-message-bus.sh to launch a new DBus session, while systemd had already launched its own. It causes issues with user systemd units that use dbus (and probably other things).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch X via startx
There is now two DBus user sessions, and DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS points to dbus-daemon launched by xinit, not systemd
xinit shouldn't launch another DBus session, and DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS should point to daemon launched by systemd
Any news on this?
If anyone is reading this, I've made pull request for this: https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/xorg-x11-xinit/pull-request/1.
I'm not familiar with vncserver, but I don't think that it is the same bug. This is about a bug in /usr/bin/startx script, which is used to launch X locally, from tty (as opposed to using display manager like SDDM).
I agree, sorry. I did hide now my Comment 3 to prevent confusion. It is maybe not even a bug when thinking about it, just my unusual use case.
I'm going over my backlog of things to respond to, even though this bug was created a over a year ago this seems worthwhile to respond too.
I've currently re-opened the discussion about this here:
Hopefully we can get some momentum on getting this fixed there.
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