Session manager's shutdown/reboot options docs

jaanus sodi at
Fri Dec 31 15:14:48 CET 2004

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:

> jaanus wrote:
>> Hi
>> I suggest changing session manager doc's "Shutdown/reboot options" 
>> part from
>> myuser myhost=/usr/libexec/xfsm-shutdown-helper
>> to
>> myuser ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/libexec/xfsm-shutdown-helper
>> as first one does not seem to work (or is not enough?). Any suggestions?
> it occurs to me that using your hostname in place of 'myhost' may not 
> work properly if there isn't an appropriate entry in /etc/hosts.  not 
> sure if that should resolve to a 'real' IP address, or just, 
> or if either will work, or even if a real DNS name will work.  though 
> "myuser ALL=/usr/libexec/xfsm-shutdown-helper" should do the trick as 
> well, and still prompt you for a password.
>    -brian
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If I use "myuser ALL=/usr/libexec/xfsm-shutdown-helper", the reboot and 
shutdown are just grayed out, should there be a place to insert a password?

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