I had a similar problem with the logout/shutdown/reboot buttons. In
my case I found that `kmserver` was hogging the CPU, so when I
killed it it would do the action I told it to (sometimes it did,
sometimes it didn't) .
Check if something hogs your resources with htop or ksysguard when
you do the logout/shutdown/reboot.
At least this is what happened to me, I don't know if it's the same
On 03/19/2015 06:46 PM, Brad Alexander
Got kind of a strange one here...Strange enough
that I have no idea where to begin looking.
I have a sid laptop running the latest kde from the
sid repos, what looks like 4.14.2. Over the past
couple of months, I have noticed that the
logout/shutdown buttons do not work, whether I do it
from the button on the taskbar or whether I click the
menu -> Leave -> Logout/Shutdown/Reboot. I am
able to lock the session just fine.
When I click the logout button on the menu, sometimes
the logout/lock/reboot dialog will appear, but most
times it won't. When it doesn't, even clicking on
shutdown in the menu does nothing.
Also, and I'm not sure it is related, something
deleting my user's .bash_history...
Any ideas? Are the two even related? I have two pcbsd on the
edge repository running kde-4.14.2 as well, and never see
this problem. Admittedly, these are desktop boxes and not a