Shutdown on power button

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Wed Jun 13 15:34:34 UTC 2012

On 06/13/2012 09:37 AM, Sonic wrote:
> Hi
>    I want KDE to handle the power button press event on my desktop. I
> have selected the appropriate option in System Settings > Power
> management > Button events handling > 'when power button is pressed'.
> But it doesn't seem to have any effect on my Fedora 17 x86_64 system.
> When I press the power button, the system immediately powers down. I
> don't think KDE isn't even involved in the process. I have not tried to
> do the experiment with any unsaved files open. But I have a feeling that
> I'll lose them.

I believe acpid is getting in the way.


rpm -e acpid

and reboot, and see if the problem persists or not.  If not, you're 
likely seeing:

(I might have to flex some provenpackager muscle there if the maintainer 
doesn't act soon)

-- rex

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