User-initiated shutdown

Rich Shepard rshepard at
Sat Apr 5 03:22:29 CEST 2003

On Fri, 4 Apr 2003, Collins Richey wrote:

> First of all, if you are running xfce from a terminal login, i.e.
> startxfce or startx, when you quit from xfce, must distros including
> Slackware allow by default the three fingered salute (ctl-alt-del) to
> invoke a reboot.  You don't need to do anything to permit that.


  On the workstations we login to a console then run 'startx' to invoke
> Secondly, if you like a gui login program, but aren't impressed by all
> the bloat in kdm/gdm or by xdm (unaltered, you can't reboot), give this
> one a try.
> It's simple and small.  It does require WindowMaker to be installed
> (that's on Slack 9.0), but you certainly don't need to actually run
> WindowMaker.

  I think that I want to set up her laptop with a GUI login so I'll try
this. If I have questions I'll ask you -- off the list.



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