packages requiring me to reboot...

Nikola Pajkovsky npajkovs at
Tue Dec 15 17:08:14 UTC 2009

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Dne 15.12.2009 18:00, Nathanael D. Noblet napsal(a):
> On 12/15/2009 09:54 AM, Seth Vidal wrote:
>> Does gdm entirely restart when you logout? I don't believe so. I suspect
>> you get the same result by killing X then going back to that runlevel
>> but for many many many users a reboot is going to be less error-prone.
> Isn't there gdm-restart for that purpose? I don't really know, but I'm
> just confused as to why a program that lets me login requires a reboot...
> I *really* don't want to sound whiny or anything like that, or be one of
> those that compare us to windows... but one of my favorite things from
> years ago was that I only had to reboot with a new kernel. Now I feel
> like I reboot every update. I mean, even the ibus stuff was stating I
> needed a reboot. As far as I know that is used for alternative language
> input, which I don't use, fair enough it doesn't know that. But what
> about it needs a reboot?
> I'm also curious why gdm is still running once I've logged in. I see the
> user-switch stuff but I'm just wondering. I mean rebooting isn't the end
> of the world but man it sure happens a lot now

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