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

OmegaPhil OmegaPhil at startmail.com
Thu Sep 24 14:35:51 UTC 2015

On 24/09/15 15:28, Agustin Martin wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 04:04:25PM +0200, Agustin Martin wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 09:25:46PM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
>>> On mar., 2014-05-27 at 22:12 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
>>>> 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?
>> I remember this working for some time, but seems this problem has recently
>> reappeared, at least with sysvrc as init system.
>> In lightdm greeter, shutdown/reboot options are grayed and not available
>> When running shutdown from inside xfce, system claims that there is another
>> user connected, even if that is not true, asking for authentication.
> One correction here. In this case, I previously opened a root terminal from
> xfce menu. I think it was already closed when shutting down but cannot
> confirm now.
> When no previous root terminal is opened, xfce asks for authenticacion after
> running shutdown from xfce exit menu.
> Regards,

I can confirm that I need to enter my password in order to
shutdown/restart in my Debian Testing VM, I think on this main machine too.

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