adding support for hibernation to xfce4-sessions's exit dialog

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Thu Jul 13 00:59:31 CEST 2006

Andre Puschmann wrote:
> adding a new tab to "Session and Startup Settings" called "Hibernation"
> where i can enable/disable hibernation-buttons and where i can specify
> which command is used is a quite good idea.
> i can do that if this is ok for you?
> i mean, even if your hardware does support hibernation there this is no
> guarantee for it to work. if your hibernate-script is not configured
> properly hibernation might fail.
> it think let the user decide whether to enable or disable it is not to
> bad, isn't it?
> another question: i never worked with hal so far. are there any good
> documents about how it works and how to use it?

That sounds a lot like an "unbreak my software" option. Really, we don't
need any more confusing settings dialog pages. Either the hardware
supports it, and the distribution's scripts are ok, or most users will
be unable to figure out anyway. Do it right, or don't do it at all, IMHO.

> regards
> andre


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