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title: redshift fails with Geolocation disabled for UID 1000
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author: Danesh Manoharan
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date: 2016-11-08T15:15:52+00:00
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Installed redshift on my Arch box today but it kept failing with "Geolocation disabled for UID 1000". This is a bug which will be fixed in a new release but till then here's an easy work around.
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Add the lines below to the /etc/geoclue/geoclue.conf file and restart gnome.

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```
[redshift]
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allowed=true
system=false
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users=
```
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