Bug 638415 - Failed to connect to the session manager
Failed to connect to the session manager
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gedit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-09-28 19:34 EDT by Brandon
Modified: 2010-10-08 18:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-10-08 18:13:47 EDT
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Description Brandon 2010-09-28 19:34:37 EDT
Description of problem:

[brandon@localhost ~]$ su -c 'gedit /etc/pulse/daemon.conf'

(gedit:3873): EggSMClient-WARNING **: Failed to connect to the session manager: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported

GLib-GIO:ERROR:gdbusconnection.c:2270:initable_init: assertion failed: (connection->initialization_error == NULL)
[brandon@localhost ~]$ 

*trying to edit pulse .conf for 5.1 surround sound. used vim instead.
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2010-10-08 18:13:47 EDT
Not a bug, at least not a gedit bug. If you run it as root, it doesn't have access to your session bus, and thus neither session management nor gio functionality are available.

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