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Since I upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10, I can't seem to make the power button bring up the xfce shutdown dialog. I never had this problem on 13.04, but even after a clean install it persists.

When I use unity, the dialog comes up as expected, so the problem seems to be specific to xubuntu. Is anyone else experiencing this? Any tips on how to fix it?

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I recommend you to give the solution as an answer. You can also accept your answer within 24-48 hours. It would help others to get the solution easily! – Saurav Kumar Oct 22 '13 at 14:09
It's a good question. Rather than "nevermind", you should move your edit into an answer and accept it yourself (as soon as the system lets you as @suarav-kumar points out). It's encouraged to answer your own questions if you find the answer. And the answer will likely get you some upvotes and rep. – chaskes Oct 22 '13 at 14:31
For those interested, there is a bug report at launchpad,… – Al F Dec 22 '13 at 23:19
up vote 3 down vote accepted

I had to edit /etc/systemd/logind.conf to make HandlePowerKey=ignore, and that solved the issue!

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