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Re: No suspend in XFCE without systemd?

On Wed 08 Apr 2015 at 19:07:05 +0200, Paul van der Vlis wrote:

> I've made a Debian Jessie laptop for a customer, who does not want
> systemd. Because of dependencies with systemd I don't have policykit
> installed.
> When I do a "pm-suspend" as root the laptop comes into suspend state,
> but in XFCE the options are grey.
> When I do "xfce4-power-manager --dump" then I see that it can do suspend
> and hybernate, but is not authorized to do it. I think it will have to
> do with the missing policykit.
> Does somebody know here more?

Perhaps you can be more detailed about two things?

1. What does your customer mean by "does not want systemd""? If this a
   matter of not wanting systemd as the init system Jessie already
   accomodates this.

2. What steps did you take to accomodate his wishes?

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