What will be the power backend for (K)Ubuntu 13.10?
I have Kubuntu 13.04 installed. KDE uses powerdevil to manage hibernate/sleep, which in turns seems to use pm-utils backend. pm-utils is unmaintained, and broken at this point. For example, I had to jump through many hoops to just enable in-kernel hybrid suspend which has been present since kernel 3.6.
I asked on Freenode #kde, and it seems like KDE powerdevil has been modified to accept newer backends for a while now. The order of preference is roughly systemd-login1, upower, and Solid.
Does anyone know what power backed will *buntu 13.10 use?
: The pm-utils code was last updated in 2010, and they have not been accepting patches.
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