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Re: iBook power button calls shutdown/restart dialog

On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 12:00:38PM +0000, James Dunn wrote:
> Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> >On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 11:41:51AM +0000, James Dunn wrote:
> >  
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>I would like my iBook power button to call the shut down / restart 
> >>dialog within gnome when it is pressed.. Can someone tell me how to do 
> >>this? I've searched all over the internet to no avail. The keycode is 
> >>222, according to xev. Do I need to use something like xmodmap..?
> >>    
> >
> >Just installing gnome-power-manager should work. I'm not sure what the 
> >default
> >is but you can configure the power button to either shutdown/suspend the
> >machine or ask you what to do.
> >
> >  Sjoerd
> I see that the latest version of gnome-power-manager is running by 
> default but I only have options for "Running on AC", "Running on 
> battery" and "General" which include things like "put display to sleep" 
> and "put computer to sleep", etc.. No power button config option.

Ah right. The UI for configuring that is only there since G2.16. For G2.14 you 
can only change it by setting the /apps/gnome-power-manager/action_button_power 
gconf key.

Sorry for the confusion
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