[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#858843: systemd: Default value of LidSwitchIgnoreInhibited should be no

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Mon Mar 27 15:54:29 UTC 2017

Am 27.03.2017 um 17:17 schrieb Martin Monperrus:
> Package: systemd
> Version: 232-19
> Severity: minor
> Dear Maintainer,
> What's the problem?
> systemd and xfce4-power-manager compete to handle event "lid closed", this
> yields confusing behavior and error messages.

How exactly do they compete for the "lid closed" event?
I was under the impression, that XFCE nowadays uses logind, does it not?

> What's the solution?
> ignore inhibited messages, as done for other events, the default value of
> LidSwitchIgnoreInhibited should be "no"

By changing that, we would most likely break other desktop environments, see
So I guess we can't simply switch the default but rather
xfce4-power-manager should handle lid switch events on its own.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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