Debian Sid & KDE: Shutdown and reboot missing since yesterday

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Mon Oct 15 08:24:14 BST 2007

On Tuesday 09 October 2007, David wrote:
> Hello,
> Since yesterday, when pressing the logout button in KDE, only "End Current
> Session" and "Cancel" appear.
> The session manager is gdm. If I close the session from KDE and shut down
> >from gdm, I can see another sort of session manager (with a yellow flower
> > in
> the bottom right corner) and then the computer turns off.

I think the KDE session communicates through a socket somewhere in /var with 
the login manager. Probably a problem with access persmission on that socket.

You could try a re-install of gdm or check if it works with kdm.


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