Broadcast shutdown message on the dbus?

Otavio Salvador otavio at
Fri May 1 16:30:49 UTC 2009

Hello Petter,

On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 5:26 AM, Petter Reinholdtsen <pere at> wrote:
> [Henrique de Moraes Holschuh]
>> A shutdown *REQUEST* is outstanding you mean.  Shutdown in progress
>> means we are switching runlevels...
> Yeah.
>> Go for it.  Getting KDE and GNOME to actually remember that the X
>> console exists and is important is just not going to happen.
> In
> <URL:>
> I am told that Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring using KDE 4.2.2 show a KDE
> notification box when shutdown is requested.  I've been unable to find
> out how it work so far (do not have Mandriva myself).  Anyone know if
> it is a KDE 4 thing or a Mandriva extention?

Yes ... it can be done on the session manager using hal/dbus.

Otavio Salvador                  O.S. Systems
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