[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#781288: Fails also with xdm

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans leonerd at leonerd.org.uk
Mon Oct 3 19:40:39 UTC 2016

On Tue, 2 Aug 2016 21:48:31 +0100
"Paul \"LeoNerd\" Evans" <leonerd at leonerd.org.uk> wrote:

> I'm using a plain xdm, rather than lightdm and I suffer the same
> issue.
> I'm afraid I can't apply the workaround in Message #20, as I don't
> appear to even have xfce4-power-manager running. If I try to open the
> settings for it, the dialog pops up asking

Ahah. Having poked around this some more I think I have a workaround
in my case.

It turns out some system-level thing was running "light-locker" on my
behalf, which I suspect was the process that locked the screen in a
broken way. If I

 $ apt-get remove light-locker

then I can freely suspend the machine without issue.

Of course, this doesn't solve the problem for anyone who actually
*does* want to use light-locker, but at least I personally now have a

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans

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