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Re: Summary: logout/halt/reboot as ordinary user, gnome logout button?

On Tue, Dec 14, 1999 at 08:44:04PM +0200, ressu@uusikaupunki.fi wrote:
> like in NT there could be a shutdown button in xdm, gdm and others
> (well why not you can reboot the machine anyways) this could possibly
> be enabled in local logins only...  this would accomplish my needs
> perfectly.  because i hate everything that takes up too much space on
> my desktop, i try to minimize the amount of unneeded programs
> (including gnome panel)
> the shutdown button could be an external program, just like xbanner
> changes the background, some other program could run like xbanner and
> start when xdm/gdm starts and make a button, and die after the
> login...

I wrote just such a program a couple of years ago for xdm:


which creates a small window in the lower left corner of the login
screen containing `Re-boot' and `Shutdown' buttons.

Brendan O'Dea                                        bod@compusol.com.au
Compusol Pty. Limited                  (NSW, Australia)  +61 2 9809 0133

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