Can't shutdown or logout

Jon Cosby jon at
Tue Jun 29 21:47:31 UTC 2010

On Thu, 24 Jun 2010 17:37:16 +0100, Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:

> Anyone met this one?


> My laptop is functioning perfectly, with a desktop spread across its

> internal & an external monitor. (Mint 9, which is to say, Ubuntu

> 10.04. Suspend or hibernate and resume doesn't work but I can live

> with that.)


> The only snag is, it completely ignores me when I try to log out or

> shut down. Nothing happens, no error, zero.


> Any pointers at where to look for more info? Does the GNOME shell log

> stuff like this anywhere I can look at?

Is there a solution for this yet? I don't want to shut down the computer

at the end of each session, but the only choices I have are that (via

terminal) or suspend.


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