[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#886818: Bug#886818: Controls to shut down the system are unavailable

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Jan 10 16:02:04 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2018-01-09 at 17:26 +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> Up to a week or so ago, lightdm would show controls on the login screen
> to shut down and/or reboot the system. Currently, it does not do so
> anymore. I'm not sure what changed.
> I did notice #770885, but 
> - that is about greyed out, not removed, controls
> - that is about using sysvinit, whereas I use systemd
> I use awesomewm as my user interface, no desktop manager; TTBOMK awesome
> does not support shutting down the system at logoff time, and I haven't
> tried installing XFCE or some such. If you need me to test that, do ask.
> I suspect it wouldn't change the situation much, however.

No need, I can confirm the behavior. Actually I think the issue is rather in
lightdm-gtk-greeter and not lightdm (see #884889) but I didn't have time to

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