[systemd-devel] [ANNOUNCE] systemd 210

David Timothy Strauss david at davidstrauss.net
Mon Feb 24 16:30:49 PST 2014

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 2:08 PM, Lennart Poettering
<lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> logind is now a lot more aggressive when suspending the
>           machine due to a closed laptop lid. Instead of acting only
>           on the lid close action it will continuously watch the lid
>           status and act on it. This is useful for laptops where the
>           power button is on the outside of the chassis so that it can
>           be reached without opening the lid (such as the Lenovo
>           Yoga). On those machines logind will now immediately
>           re-suspend the machine if the power button has been
>           accidentally pressed while the laptop was suspended and in a
>           backpack or similar.

What about being able to run laptops lid-closed as long as there's an
external display and input device? I don't personally do this, but I'm
curious how widely it might be needed.

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