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From: Ozgur Karatas <>
To: Linus Torvalds <>,
	Paul Menzel <>
Cc: Len Brown <>, Lv Zheng <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: Question regarding power button of Dell XPS13
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2016 17:10:18 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

26.12.2016, 00:27, "Linus Torvalds" <>:
> On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 4:36 AM, Paul Menzel <> wrote:
>>  I heard that you both have a Dell XPS13. I got the “revision” 9360, and
>>  installed Debian Stretch/testing on it with Linux 4.8.15 and Linux 4.9-rc8.
>>  When pressing the power button the GNOME dialog, asking what to do (restart,
>>  power off, …) doesn’t 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.
>                Linus



  reply	other threads:[~2016-12-26 15:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-12-23 12:36 Question regarding power button of Dell XPS13 Paul Menzel
2016-12-25 22:26 ` Linus Torvalds
2016-12-26 15:10   ` Ozgur Karatas [this message]
2016-12-27  7:48 ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2017-01-04 15:10   ` Paul Menzel
2016-12-28  7:07 ` Zheng, Lv
2017-01-05  5:19 Daniel J Blueman

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