shutdown and restart

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Mon Apr 27 04:48:02 CEST 2015

On Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:24:51 +0200
Kovacs Levente <leventelist at> wrote:

>Hello list,
>First, thanks for XFCE. Great project.
>I recently installed XFCE 4.12 on my Debian Wheezy box from source,
>everything went well. Then I upgraded to Jessie, and recompiled XFCE. On the
>logout window, the shutdown and restart buttons are grey, and I can't shutdown and restart.
>I tried various init systems (systemd and sysvinit), various login managers
>(slim and lightdm), and I have the same results. The goal is to make it
>working with sysVinit.
>Dbus is running, and I can shutdown by issuing:
>dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest="org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit" /org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Manager org.freedesktop.ConsoleKit.Manager.Stop
>On FreeBSD, everything is working out of the box.
>Any help are welcome.

I could  be wrong about it, but I thought Jessie automatically upgrades
to systemd. It did on mine, at least. Still, should have buttons.

Charlie Kravetz
Linux Registered User Number 425914
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