How to make KDE being more friendly when logging out?

Bruce Korb bkorb at
Mon Dec 20 17:13:27 GMT 2010

On 12/16/10 02:01, Manuel Reimer wrote:
> Hello,
> KDE seems to be very rude when logging out. All windows are just killed down.
> Is it possible to make KDE close window by window and stop logging out if a 
> window doesn't close after X seconds?

This is the proper behavior.  There there are still some circumstances
where the shutdown will wait for confirmation minutes into the
shutdown process.

I don't like pressing Ctl-Alt-Shift-PageDown only to discover
the next day that the system did not actually go down because
a confirmation was ultimately needed.  Perhaps suspend the
shutdown for a few minutes, but if the operator goes
non-responsive after a shutdown order, then it is incumbent
upon kde shutdown to finish the shutdown, period.
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