Elogind v239.1 Devuan/Debian combined source

Mark Hindley mark at hindley.org.uk
Mon Nov 12 12:12:42 GMT 2018

On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 05:20:25PM +0100, Svante Signell wrote:
> Well, as elogind works fine with cinnamon, kde and lxqt please try elogind with
> these desktops instead of mate (or xfce). Next problem will of course to make
> mate and xfce working too: Revival of consolekit or <what to replace it with>? 


I have changed to testing with cinnamon and broadly the results seem the same on
sid: everything works for me apart from restart/shutdown which just causes a

Depending on your usage/point of view, that is either a major issue, a minor
inconvenience or a feature! ;)

This is back to using polkit from unstable. I have yet to be able to use
polkit/experimental linked against libelogind0 as cinnamon requires
policykit-1-gnome and there is no experimental version of that.

I have built a new version of elogind with the latest v239.2 pre-release fixes
(pushed to https://git.devuan.org/LeePen/elogind/commits/debian_WIP).  There is
a new busctl command which produces nicer output than dbus-monitor.


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