Re: Question regarding power button of Dell XPS13

From: Ozgur Karatas
Date: Mon Dec 26 2016 - 10:10:43 EST

26.12.2016, 00:27, "Linus Torvalds" <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 4:36 AM, Paul Menzel <pmenzel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> ÂI heard that you both have a Dell XPS13. I got the ârevisionâ 9360, and
>> Âinstalled Debian Stretch/testing on it with Linux 4.8.15 and Linux 4.9-rc8.
>> ÂWhen pressing the power button the GNOME dialog, asking what to do (restart,
>> Âpower off, â) doesnât appear.


I don't think it's problem about to kernel. The problem related to GNOME .
I used last time and I modified the file "gsd-media-keys-manager.c" file and added the following lines to logind.conf file:


This is a out of topic and XPS13 is not good, You also don't use a desktop,
Suggest Openbox :)

> Hmm. I don't recall ever seeing such a dialog. But I don't run Debian.
> For me it works like all power buttons on my laptops have worked
> lately - it suspends the machine.
> Of course, so does just closing the lid.
> The only "bug" I've seen in this area is the design bug of the XPS13
> where there is no visible indication of the suspend state (ie the
> traditional slowly pulsing LED showing that it's all nice and
> suspended). But that seems to be intentional, if stupid. I think it's
> the only real beef I have with the XPS13.