On Sat, 2004-06-12 at 08:06, Alex wrote:
> Thanks all,
> I finally got it. I added to menu /sbin/poweroff and /sbin/reboot and then
> chmod +s /sbin/halt
> I use KDE by default; it work nicely, except I can't find where is the
> Actions section of the menu. I want to put these items there. I did not try
> it with Gnome yet, but don't see any reasons why it would not work.
> > On Sat, 2004-06-12 at 04:12, Patrick Lane wrote:
> > > I am probably coming in the middle of this thread and don't know exactly
> > > what's going on (just re-subscribed to the list). But are you trying to
> > > get a "shutdown" button in gnome without having to log out and do it via
> > > gdm?
> > >
> > > Simply make a new launcher that runs 'gksu poweroff'. When you press it,
> > > you'll get a dialog box asking for password, then it shutsdown for you.
> > How does this solution interact with Gnome session management?
> > Is it like hitting CTRL-ALT-Backspace, and are there any gotcha
> > side effects we might want to know about?
> > tia
> > zem