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ConsoleKit Error over VNC Session

I have GNOME started and am trying to launch Update System from the Administration panel and get the below message... I've already updated the Authorization options to allow everything, and also have a grant all in the PolicyKit.conf.. I also just updated PolicyKit to the latest version using yum. I am trying to do this over a VNC connection.

Software Viewer is running when the session is not local

These applications should be run only when on local console.
This normally indicates a bug with ConsoleKit or with the way your session has started.
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ai_ja_naiCommented:
what is the error message string, exactly?
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MardukLitzerAuthor Commented:
Software Viewer is running when the session is not local

These applications should be run only when on local console.
This normally indicates a bug with ConsoleKit or with the way your session has started.



That is what is in the messagebox popup.....
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ai_ja_naiCommented:
ConsoleKit is a framework for defining and tracking users, login sessions, and seats. As VNC is a remote desktop implementation (control a computer as you were in front of it, but actually not being in front of it with a proprietary protocol), this confuses the framework.
There is a known incompatibility between these 2 programs in RHEL (inherited by Fedora). Unless you get rid of ConsoleKit, there's nothing you can do to prevent this, for now. Sorry
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MardukLitzerAuthor Commented:
But it was working for the past week though after I had made the Authorization changes... Then two days ago I was updating packages, and then after a reboot it stopped working...
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ai_ja_naiCommented:
There we are:
>two days ago I was updating packages
a system update broke the compatibility. Revert back to previous version and will work again
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MardukLitzerAuthor Commented:
Thats the thing, I did a few chunks at a time and don't know what package or version affected this...
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ai_ja_naiCommented:
Do you expect me to know that? :)
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MardukLitzerAuthor Commented:
Not at all! =)
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joolsCommented:
I believe the package updates are logged in the yum.log file in /var/log. It may help you trace back.
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ai_ja_naiCommented:
(The problem is that we found an explanation to the question problem, so what now?)
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