On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 07:43:34 +0200, Sven Luther <email@example.com> wrote: [shutdown from inside the gnome-session] > > It saves just a few clicks or keystrokes though. After logging out, > > the Shutdown and Reboot features are available from gdm's System > > menu when activated. Why is this request so popular when it saves so > > little time?(Ancient Windows rites?) > > Because you can tell it to shutdown, and then forget about the box, > instead of having to log out of gnome, wait a few minutes (depending > on what crazy gnome app is currently running or not, and yes, i have a > rather fast box, an athlon 2500+), and come back to perform the second > step. A few minutes?! I hope you're exaggerating here. > Finally, if it is such an unusefull functionality, why has redhat, > which employs many gnome people do they not, implemented it ? I'm not saying that this feature is unusefull. It's just amazing how much of a difference such a small feature makes to the users :-) Good to hear that RH has already done it. Maybe somebody should apply their changes to GNOME CVS. -- Best Regards, | Hi! I'm a .signature virus. Copy me into Sebastian | your ~/.signature to help me spread!
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