[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#603325: Bug#603325: suspend and hibernate options disabled with no apparent recourse

Josip Rodin joy at debbugs.entuzijast.net
Sat Nov 13 00:41:42 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 01:34:39AM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > > Googling indicates xfce4-power-manager might need something like
> > > policykit to figure this out, but this isn't properly expressed
> > > anywhere, neither on runtime (no explanatory or warning messages) nor
> > > in the package dependencies or documentation.
> > 
> > No, xfpm 0.8.5 only uses hal and not upower and consolekit/policykit,
> > iirc. Can you check everything is setup correctly as told
> > in /usr/share/doc/xfce4-session/README.Debian?
> I just logged out and restarted X, to make sure this got activated, and
> xfpm no longer disables the hibernate option. Yay.
> I'll test it in a minute...

It works again. Though it also dimmed the display before hibernate, but
didn't undim it after the system resumed.

So, a 'Recommends: consolekit' on xfce4-power-manager would be most useful,
because otherwise its functionality is very similar to xfce4-battery-plugin...

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