New system-config-acpid

Trond Danielsen trond.danielsen at
Fri May 23 05:15:54 UTC 2008

2008/5/23 Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at>:
> Jesse Keating <jkeating <at>> writes:
>> On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 18:46 +0300, Pavel Shevchuk wrote:
>> > To make laptop custom buttons work in gdm/kdm?
>> gdm at least runs session agents like gnome-power-manager so that you
>> can get events like this.
> GDM essentially starts up a full-blown desktop environment in the display
> manager, which IMHO is really overkill! How much stuff do you need running to
> prompt for username and password? Meanwhile KDM gets along just fine without
> even a window manager, let alone all those daemons.

I think this is a great thing because it makes my laptop behave as it
should even if I am not currently logged in (suspend when battery is
low, power management etc.).

Trond Danielsen

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