[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#379192: Bug#379192: user is unable to shutdown or restart from xfce4 quit menu (after default etch installation)

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Apr 20 14:38:12 UTC 2008

On ven, 2006-07-21 at 18:28 -0400, zero79 wrote:
> directly after a default etch install (using the beta etch
> debian-installer),
> the user is not permitted to restart or shutdown the system from the
> xfce4
> quit menu.
> it should be possible for the user (for which the first user account
> was set up) to be able to shutdown his/her system directly from the
> xfce4 menu.

Using the current installer, you can setup the first user with sudo
rights, which would fix this bug.

Another way is to add people to the powerdev group. Adding the first
user to the powerdev group at install can be a good idea, but it's a
wishlist against debian-installer.

This is explained in /usr/share/doc/xfce4-session/README and

Would you consider this ok for you?
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