Shutdown on power button

Sonic get.sonic at
Wed Jun 13 16:41:15 UTC 2012

On 06/13/2012 09:04 PM, Rex Dieter wrote:
> 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.
> try:
> 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)

Yes! That seems to the problem indeed. Thanks a ton for the good work.



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