fedora power management not working in f13

Chris Rouch chris.rouch at gmail.com
Sun Aug 1 19:10:15 UTC 2010

On 1 August 2010 20:24, JD <jd1008 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  On 08/01/2010 11:15 AM, Chris Rouch wrote:
>> .....snip .....
>> I'm going to try it, just to rule out the kde components. But i've
>> used gnome before and was forced to junk it for fvwm when it became
>> too bloated for my (old) laptop. i've never been tempted to try it
>> again :-)
>> Regards,
>> Chris
> Hi,
> Others have posted here that XFCE is a very lightwight
> window manager. You might try it to see if you gain any
> performance benefits from it.

I have xfce on my netbook - it works well enough there. But my current
laptop has the resources for kde or gnome, so i'd prefer to stay put
for the moment.

In any case, i installed gnome as suggested, created a new user and
logged into a gnome session. Hey presto, the power management works as
it should. so i logged out and logged in again as the new user but
with kde and the power management failed. Logged out and in again to
the gnome session and it worked again. By "worked" i mean the icon
changed after a short time and an information dialog was displayed.

So I think this is a kde problem.



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