Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 963647
Suspend forced instead of power off when lid is closed
Last modified: 2014-02-05 16:23:59 EST
Description of problem:
When using a laptop system with the lid closed, plugged to an external screen, power off option suspends the system.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 18 (x86_64)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log into a gnome session.
2. Plug an external monitor
3. Configure screen options to use only the external screen.
4. Close the laptop lid.
5. Select power off option.
The system is suspended.
The system should power off.
Once this bug has happened, gnome's power off option doesn't have any effect. The only way to turn the computer off is using poweroff or shutdown commands.
Lid close is handled by gnome-settings-daemon, reassigning.
JFTR, this is not happening any more after upgrading to F19.
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