cannot logout from lxde

Giuseppe Angelini angelini at
Mon Jan 19 15:37:06 UTC 2015

Thanks for your answer.
By the way, I cannot ask all my users to use "kill -s 15 -1" instead of 
I would really apreciate if you can help me to understand what is wrong.
Thanks again.
Best regards.

Giuseppe Angelini

Le 13/01/2015 07:16, Kalvin Lee a écrit :
> On 01/12/2015 07:14 AM, Giuseppe Angelini wrote:
>> Dear Fedora users,
>> I have recently experienced a problem with the lxde desktop.
>> I have updated my linux machine from FEDORA 20 to FEDORA 21 
>> Workstation then I have installed lxde with the following command:
>> /yum -y install @lxde-desktop/
>> Since then, when I try to log out by selecting logout from the task 
>> bar menu, nothing happens and my session keeps going on. If I select 
>> reboot or shutdown from the same menu, it acts normally.
>> Previously, I was using FEDORA 20 with lxde and I never had any 
>> problems with the logout.
>> Any help will be welcome.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Regards.
>> Giuseppe Angelini
> According to satanselbow (third post on this discussion 
> <>) you 
> should have a glance at what might be going amiss with lxde-logout.
> If all else fails and you're in a real hurry, save your work and run 
> something like "kill -s 15 -1" to ask all your processes to be 
> (gracefully?) ended. This should drop you back to your greeter. I 
> acknowledge this is a dirty solution, but if you haven't other options 
> this may serve you better than rebooting every time.

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