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Re: F9. KDE. Lost restart, and shutdown buttons after latest update



Nigel Henry wrote:

> I initially had one user set up on F9, and had all 3 buttons (logout,
> restart, and shutdown) available when pressing the "leave" button on KDE's
> menu. I added another user, and still had all 3 options when pressing the
> leave button. that applied to whichever user I was logged in to.
> 
> The latest updates as of 20081216, which updated a load of KDE stuff, have
> reset the goalposts somewhat, as now when I press the leave button for
> either user, all I get is the option to logout. The restart, and shutdown
> buttons no longer exist.
> 
> Anyone know which file to edit, to get all 3 options showing again, when I
> press the leave button in KDE's menu.
> 
> I've been into system settings > advanced > session manager, and the
> "offer shutdowns options" box is still checked.
> 
> Any pointers to resolve the problem will be very welcome.

rpm -q dbus

It's most likely an issue between kde and using gdm (dbus communication failure), a workaround includes switching to kdm, by either 
rpm -e gdm
or editing/creating a file: /etc/sysconfig/desktop  , containing:
DISPLAYMANAGER=KDE
(and reboot).

-- Rex



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