FreeBSD 11.0 i386, XDM 1.1.11_6, XFCE 4.12_1 -- How to enable GUI shutdown and restart?

Bernt Hansson bah at
Wed Dec 28 07:01:40 UTC 2016

On 2016-12-28 04:51, David Christensen wrote:
> On 12/27/16 18:22, Bernt Hansson wrote:
>> To be able to shutdown or reboot your system, you'll have to add a
>> .pkla file in /usr/local/etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d
>> directory. ... Source:
> Any suggestions for getting shutdown and restart working in Xfce?

You do have dbus_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf? Not sure if you need 
hald_enable="YES" too.

> How about XDM?
No idea about that.

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