Ubuntu Plans To Move To Systemd's Logind

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Mar 7, 2013 4:12 PM EDT
Phoronix; By Michael Larabel
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Right now on Ubuntu they use ConsoleKit for managing logged-in users, but ConsoleKit is no longer maintained. The functionality of FreeDesktop.org's ConsoleKit has since been integrated within systemd. With no longer having upstream maintenance provided to them, the plan is to switch to logind. However, the logind component can mostly work without a full systemd-based system, so that's the only part they're looking at using for the future of Ubuntu.

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