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thebear
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Can only shutdown via terminal

Post by thebear » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:32 pm

Hello all,
I can only shutdown via terminal. Was an intermittent problem and now happens every time. I get this error:

Session manager must be in idle state when requesting a shutdown

Any help would be appreciated.

Running 18.2 32-bit XFCE

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Re: Can only shutdown via terminal

Post by catweazel » Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:05 am

Do you, by any chance, have a dock running, such as Cairo, docky or plank?
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Re: Can only shutdown via terminal

Post by thx-1138 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:23 am

...there appear to exist some recommendations / workarounds mentioned over at XFCE's forums:
https://forum.xfce.org/viewtopic.php?id=9736
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https://forum.xfce.org/viewtopic.php?id=6580

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Re: Can only shutdown via terminal

Post by thebear » Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:20 pm

No, I don't.

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