User-initiated shutdown

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Sat Apr 5 17:50:32 CEST 2003

On Sat, 5 Apr 2003 10:38:07 -0500 (EST)
Mark Welker <welker at> wrote:

> Hi,
> With Slackware 9.0
> Edit /etc/inittab and change the run level from 3 to 4.
> GDM in Slack 9.0 does not look like it does what you want any more.
> But, KDM does.
> So edit /etc/rc.d/rc.4
> Comment out the GDM stuff and KDM should do what you want.

Well, gdm should still be able to do that. Perhaps it's off by default.
Run gdm-config to change it; you may have to be root for that, I'm not

> If you need more help with Slackware go to.
> They have a forum. Ask your questions there.

Or, they seem to have the original slackware forums
back online.


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