[arch-general] Weird acpid issue

Leonid Grinberg lgrinberg at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 14:03:03 EST 2009

> xset needs to connect to the X server, so it needs both for the
> DISPLAY to be specified and also to have access to the XAuthority
> cookie for the X server. Otherwise it will not work - can't connect to
> the X server.
> Since acpid runs as a sytem service it ussually doesn't have access to
> that information.

Hmm, so, so far, everything seems to be working fine... One can play
"DISPLAY=:0" before "xset dpms force off", but how does one grant it
access to the XAuthority cookie?

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