xfce4-power-manager crashes

Bug #1508250 reported by ZhiFeng Hu on 2015-10-20
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xfce4-power-manager (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

xfce4-power-manager crashes

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: xfce4-power-manager 1.4.4-4ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-16.19-lowlatency 4.2.3
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-16-lowlatency x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Oct 21 07:36:35 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-09-14 (36 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140416.2)
SourcePackage: xfce4-power-manager
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to wily on 2015-09-28 (22 days ago)

ZhiFeng Hu (hufeng1987) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in xfce4-power-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Alex Moldovan (alexmoldovan) wrote :

I can't add the crash report with ubuntu-bug /var/crash/_usr_lib_upower_upowerd.0.crash so I'm attaching it to the report here.

Changed in xfce4-power-manager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Dirk Hagedorn (hgdrn) wrote :

I am using XDMCP (via VcXsrv with Win7) on my Xubuntu 14.04 machine and noticed that the battery indicator vanished since last week or so. The reason seems to be a crashing xfce4-power-manager (--version says ... for Xfce 1.2.0).

I restarted it with --debug and the following lines are always the last before it crashes again, (don't know exactly what that means):

TRACE[xfpm-backlight.c:104] xfpm_backlight_dim_brightness(): Current brightness level before dimming : 100, new 80
Error executing command as another user: Not authorized

This incident has been reported.
The program 'xfce4-power-manager' received an X Window System error.
This probably reflects a bug in the program.
The error was 'BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)'.
  (Details: serial 722 error_code 8 request_code 133 minor_code 8)

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