On Tue 07 Jun 2011 at 01:46:49 -0400, Perry Thompson wrote: > 1) shutdown my computer by pressing the power button, and You might need xfce4-power-manager for this but I'm not sure. > 2) choose "Shut Down" or "Restart" after pressing ctrl+alt+del (I made a > custom keyboard shortcut to call xfce4-session-logout). Both "Shut Down" > and "Restart" are grayed out, but "Log Out" works fine. Install sudo. Use vigr to add yourself to the sudo group.