Re: shutdown in Xfce
No improvement. The Log Out button quits the X
session. The Shut Down and Reboot buttons
produce a complaint and then quit the X session.
Does the reboot/shutdown gadget work properly
for everyone else using Xfce in Squeeze?
I'm using Sid, and it is working just fine. The behavior you're getting
happens to me if I am logged in more than once -- say, in X and on a
After investigating this new behavior, I discovered that it is a new
feature instead of a bug, and has to do with the new dependency on
I read the docs (and Googled) until I learned how to configure my system
to allow shutdowns from my ordinary user's account even if others were
logged in. Then I removed all of my changes to allow that... because I
thought about it and realized the default PolicyKit behavior actually
would prevent me from forgetting to finish things that I had started
(bug had forgotten to finish).
If I were you, I would make sure all of the dependencies for
'xserver-xorg' are installed correctly. XOrg now depends on 'hal',
which brings in stuff like 'policykit' and 'consolekit', and the problem
you're describing sounds like it has to do with those things.