suspend/hibernate support in xfce4-session

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Mon Nov 3 05:13:20 CET 2008

On Sun, 2 Nov 2008 21:59:29 -0600 Robby Workman wrote:

> On Sun, 2 Nov 2008 10:35:14 -0800
> "Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at> wrote:
> > I'd maybe -- MAYBE -- consider adding some hooks to xfce4-session to
> > allow people to execute arbitrary scripts before suspend/hibernate
> > and after wakeup, but this is definitely not something for 4.6.
> That would be duplicating functionality that's already available in
> pm-utils, which is what HAL uses to do suspend operations.

That's not really useful, as the pm-utils scripts would run as root, not
as the logged-in user.  And presumably you'd not want these kinds of
scripts to run if a user isn't logged in, so going through pm-utils
would be annoying.


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