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Re: [kde] Disable the option to create a new session




Kevin Krammer posted on Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:34:03 +0200 as excerpted:

> On Thursday, 2016-07-07, 05:53:22, Duncan wrote:
>> Christoph Pleger posted on Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:27:54 +0200 as
>> excerpted:
>> > Hello,
>> > 
>> > in KDE 5, after the screensaver was started, an option to start a new
>> > session is shown. Is it possible to disable the possibility to start
>> > a new session, maybe also to not show the option?
>> 
>> I don't know how to set this one, but I know what you're asking must be
>> possible, because I don't have the new session option here. =:^/
> 
> It might require some support/cooperation from the login manager.
> E.g. if you run without login manager or of the login manager doesn't
> provide the necessary D-Bus (?) interface, then the option might be
> missing.

Good point.  I'm on gentoo, and I have USE flags (that control 
dependencies at build-time, etc) off, unless I know I need them on for 
some reason.

I do run systemd, but I have policy-kit turned off and not installed, 
along with another USE flag IDR on some plasma5 package IDR ATM, that 
IIRC /was/ documented as being required for session switching, etc.

So it might not be a normal user option, but rather, it could be an 
option that shows up if you've built the appropriate plasma5 component 
against the appropriate dependencies, as most binary-based distributions 
would, that doesn't show up if you haven't, thus explaining my lack of 
that option, here.

-- 
Duncan - List replies preferred.   No HTML msgs.
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and if you use the program, he is your master."  Richard Stallman

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