xfsm-shutdown-helper sudo error messages
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Mon May 23 22:25:39 CEST 2005
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J. Lewis Muir wrote:
> I don't want to allow users to shutdown or reboot the computer when
> they log out of their desktop session.
> By default, the radio buttons on the logout dialog box are grayed
> out -- this is the behavior I want. But every time a user logs out
> I get a syslog entry from sudo saying "command not allowed" where
> the command is a full path to xfsm-shutdown-helper.
I believe this is normal. xfce4-session runs this (using sudo) to
check to see if it should enable the shutdown/reboot radio items.
> So my guess is that Xfce is invoking this command via sudo. I don't
> want to add an entry for this to my sudoers file; I don't want to
> allow users to shutdown or reboot the computer.
Sure, then don't. Why do you think you need to?
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