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Re: shutdown in Xfce

On Sat,02.May.09, 08:53:24, Peter Crawford wrote:
> At Wed, 28 Jan 2009 23:05:41 -0500 Dave Witbrodt wrote,
> 'I decided that 
> adding myself to the "powerdev" group 
> made more sense ... than 
> needing ... root permissions 
> just to power off.'

That's not needed anymore (AFAIK).

> Worked until the big update of Xfce this past week.  
> Now there is a complaint mentioning 
> "org.freedesktop.hal.power-management.reboot no".
> dw> "Have you read '/usr/share/doc/xfce4-session/README.Debian'?"
> My last update in squeeze was yesterday, 2009-05-01.
> The README is dated 2009-04-19 with no mention of a 
> pending change in shutdown behavior.

Well, packages are uploade to unstable first. It takes at least 10 days 
for them to migrate to testing ;)

Do you have hal, consolekit and policykit installed? How do you start X?

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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