Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.
** Changed in: location-service (Ubuntu)
Status: New => Confirmed
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Cannot turn on location: it switches back to off by itself
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Status in location-service package in Ubuntu:
Location was not working on my newly acquired Meizu pro 5.
I went to system-settings -> Security & Privacy -> Location and switched on
the GPS. But then, when navigating back to the Security & Privacy page, the
location was shown as off (and indeed, there was no location icon in the
I've repeated it several times, also exiting from the system-settings to make
sure it was not a problem in the client, but that didn't help: the settings was
always being reset to "off".
I also run "dbus-monitor --session" on the terminal and I could see
that there was some activity around the location (see the attachment).
I eventually stopped the ubuntu-location-service service and restarted
it, and things started working.
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