[kde-linux] Lost shutdown and restart button from user kde session

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Fri Nov 17 12:09:50 UTC 2006

On Friday 17 November 2006 13:03, Alan Rubin wrote:

> Sorry I did not make myself clear. That has gone from kmenu (unless I log
> on as root).
> Clearly something odd has happened to kde. It dates from yesterday when I
> tried killing some processes as root.
> What would really help is information of where to find the relevant entries
> in config files. The graphical methods for sorting this out are not
> working.

Hmm, since it works as root:
check the permissions of the control pipe
here on my system it is /var/run/xdmctl/xdmctl-:0

Should be owned user:root when logged in as "user"


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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