xfce: unable to perform shutdown
On 1/4/10, Josť Romildo Malaquias <email@example.com> wrote:
> When shutting down my ~amd64 gentoo system running XFCE, the system
> does not shut down and I receive the following error message, and then
> the XFCE session is closed.
> Unable to perform shutdown
> error: org.freedesktop.Hal.Error: Could not determine whether caller
> is privileged
> Any clues?
Yes. Something similar is happening on amd64 Debian systems (see
). The only workaround that I'm aware of sofar is to make sure
no root programs are running when hitting the shutdown/restart button.