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Re: Running scripts as root when a user log out of X [SOLVED]

Dear Petter,

thanks for following this topic. I didn't expect that this is a 
"[SOLVED]" posting when I read it first - but was sure that you were 
asking... ;)

Hence I did some research on the web. It seems like recent versions of 
WMs follow freedesktop.org specs and use dbus in order to send shutdown 
commads (man dbus-send || http://linux.die.net/man/1/dbus-send).

I wonder if tweaking the dbus backend once/directly could be a more 
global approach than implementing Xreset.d for every single WM?


Am Samstag, 10. April 2010 schrieb Petter Reinholdtsen:
> Since today, the /etc/Xreset.d/ feature is implemented in xdm, kdm
>  and gdm.  This make it easier to implement a killer like feature to
>  get rid of runaway processes at login time.  PAM can not be used for
>  this, as its session close part is executed as the user itself
>  during logout.
> This feature was requested by the Debian Edu project back in 2004
> (#230422) and was finally implemented this spring. :)
> Happy hacking,

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