Shutdown is too easy

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Wed Jul 20 17:27:48 CEST 2005

Auke Kok wrote:
>>i have only one way too: exit xfce4. but before i upgraded from 4.0.6
>>to 4.2, there are 3 options, and i can reboot or shutdown computer
>>from xfce4. i don't know why.
>>i am using debian unstable, xfce 4.2.2, xorg.
>>the quit window shown in the attached image.
> ummm in case you are wondering: no almost none of us can make sense of
> that screenshot (we only speek one or some of the western/european
> languages)... You're not going to get much help that way.
> second of all: the session manager tries to figure out whether SUDO is
> installed so that a normal user can call shutdown. If this is the case
> then the 'reboot' and 'shutdown' options are enabled.
> if you want them removed then you just need to disable the option for
> users to run 'shutdown' through sudo, that's all.

It's the panels logout dialog, which means, the session manager isn't 
running. Install xfce4-session and/or fix your xinitrc. And please try 
to post screenshots in english next time; this will increase the number 
of people that are able to help you.

> sofar


More information about the Xfce mailing list