Your message dated Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:52:37 +0100
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and subject line Re: #531805 - gnome-session: Cannot shutdown/restart from 
within gnome
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regarding gnome-session: Cannot shutdown/restart from within gnome
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Package: gnome-session
Version: 2.26.1-6
Severity: normal

After upgrading, can't no longer find the system->shut down option and cannot
in any way shutdown/reboot from gnome (if I, say, add the shutdown button to 
the panel, the button doesn't work. I'm guessing DBus...

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-rc8 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages gnome-session depends on:
ii  gnome-panel                   2.26.2-1   launcher and docking facility for 
ii  gnome-session-bin             2.26.1-6   The GNOME Session Manager - Minima
ii  gnome-settings-daemon         2.26.1-2   daemon handling the GNOME session 
ii  metacity                      1:2.24.0-2 A lightweight GTK2 based Window Ma

gnome-session recommends no packages.

Versions of packages gnome-session suggests:
ii  desktop-base                  5.0.5      common files for the Debian Deskto
ii  gnome-keyring                 2.26.1-1   GNOME keyring services (daemon and
ii  gnome-user-guide [gnome2-user 2.24.2-2   GNOME user's guide

-- no debconf information

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version: 3.14.0-2


this is an old bug.

I'm closing this bug now since it seems to be fixed.

If you can still reproduce it feel free to reopen and provide more info.

Pedro Beja

On 20 September 2016 at 20:01, Rares Aioanei <>

> On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 05:05:47PM +0100, althaser wrote:
> > Hey Aioanei,
> >
> > this is an old bug.
> >
> > Could you please still reproduce this issue with newer gnome-session
> > version like or 3.8.4-4 ?
> >
> > cheers,
> > althaser
> Tested with 3.8.4-4 and now it works.
> --
> Rares Aioanei

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