[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#499265: Bug#499265: xfce4-session: Unable to quit session

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Sep 17 12:29:51 UTC 2008

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 12:47:53PM +0200, Mathias Brodala wrote:
> After a fresh login, I am always able to call the xfsm-shutdown-helper
> and get the logout/shutdown dialog. However, after a while, I cannot
> anymore and get the following error instead:
> > Unable to quit session.
> > 
> > Quitting the session requires that Xfce's session manager
> > (xfce4-session) is running, but it was not detected.  Please quit Xfce
> > via another means.

And is xfce4-session correctly running (i'd assume so, but…)
> I am included in /etc/sudoers like this:
> > ashura  ALL=NOPASSWD:/usr/sbin/xfsm-shutdown-helper
> Seems like a dbus issue to me but I have no idea how to debug this.

xfce4-session doesn't communicate using dbus, so I don't think so.
Can you try with a fresh user with clean config and report back?


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