[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#741698: Bug#741698: Bug#741698: Bug#741698: lightdm: shutdown/restart options in XFCE are no longer available

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Oct 31 20:25:46 UTC 2014

On mar., 2014-05-27 at 22:12 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On dim., 2014-05-25 at 18:28 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On dim., 2014-05-25 at 17:58 +0200, Thomas Bartscher wrote:
> > > None of these problems appear when lightdm is started automatically at
> > > boot time.
> > 
> > My guess is that it's because you don't have a consolekit session
> > properly set up when manually starting lightdm.
> > 
> > You might want to try starting lightdm as root (directly, not using
> > sudo), but in any case there's not much we can do here.
> I experienced the same issue on a sid box, and what worked for me was to
> install (in that order):
> - systemd-shim
> - libpam-systemd
> I think policykit was switched to logind (so consolekit is not useful
> anymore). I think you need to install them in that specific order
> because systemd-shim will fulfill dependencies needed for libpam-systemd
> (which would otherwise pull systemd-as-init stuff, which might not be
> what you want right now).

So, what's the status on this? With sysrv-core, systemd-shim and latest
cgmanager it should work just fine, can you confirm/infirm this?

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