I have a clean install of 11.4 64 bit updated with factory and tumbleweed.
Updated to kde 4.6.2 (from 4.6.1) yesterday using factory. The update worked fine with the exception of shutting down. When I press the shut down button it closes kde and takes me to a terminal window logon. So I have been switching to root and init 0. The re-start option (from kde) works fine.
I rolled my system back to kde 4.6.1 and it shut down without any problems. I thought that it might be a problem with me using factory to upgrade to kde 4.6.2 - so I switched back to kde 4.6.2 using the kde repo at:-
Same problem in shutting down. So I again rolled back to kde 4.6.1 (which again came from factory) and no problems. The only thing that I can see that is different is when I log out of kde and there is the (kdm) screen login, on the bottom left there are the different systems available. For kde this used to show:-
kde plasma (failsafe)
but now just shows the two plasma options. Is this were my problem lies or is this standard were someone has upgraded to kde 4.6.2.
# Determine who will be able to shutdown or reboot the system in kdm. Valid
# values are: "root" (only root can shutdown), "all" (everybody can shutdown),
# "none" (nobody can shutdown from displaymanager), "auto" (follow
# System/Security/Permissions/PERMISSION_SECURITY to decide: "easy local" is
# equal to "all", everything else is equal to "root"). gdm respects the
# PolicyKit settings for ConsoleKit. Shutdown configuration can be done via
# the polkit-default-privs mechanism.
You can see (from above) that there are other choices available. Edit this file (with root privileges) and all should be ok
Yep, you can always check this by browsing the repos : Index of /repositories/KDE:/Release:/46 . Just go on for your version, then check the folder for your architecture and look for the version numbers of the kdebase4 packages.