Another logout question

Stefan Stuhr xfceuserslist at
Sun Aug 13 05:24:38 CEST 2006

søn, 13 08 2006 kl. 00:13 -0300, skrev LaPeq FCI:
> 2006/8/13, Stefan Stuhr <xfceuserslist at>:
> > Try to replace the standard quit menu item with a custom menu item with
> > the following command:
> > xfce4-panel -q
> It worked! The same dialog from the panel quit button appeared. Is
> this a bug?


> I think the menu quit should also call that command,
> shouldn't it?

No, not really. The quit menu item uses the standard session manager way
to quit Xfce (or whatever session manager based desktop is being used).
The panel quit button does the same.

The "problem" here is that you aren't using any session manager, and the
panel and menu handles that problem in different ways.

Another thing is that the fallback code in Xfce's xinitrc file (from the
xfce-utils module) for when there is no xfce4-session on the system
starts xfce4-panel last. That is, if one doesn't have xfce4-session
installed, and starts Xfce, then Xfce will quit when the panel quits.
That's why xfce4-panel -q works in your case.


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