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Re: Usability Questions


Ed Sutherland (<digital@twcny.rr.com>) wrote:

> Is there a way to shutdown my computer within Gnome or KDE without
> having to first log-out, then picking 'shutdown'? (I know *nix systems
> are designed for 24/7, but many desktop computer users prefer shutting
> down overnight.)

If you use kdm (KDE 3.1 or newer), you can configure kdm to allow local
users to shut down the computer. If you select "log out" from within
KDE, you can choose between rebooting, shutting down and logging out.

best regards
        Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen <andreas.janssen@bigfoot.com>
PGP-Key-ID: 0xDC801674 ICQ #17079270
Registered Linux User #267976

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