Restart/Shutdown buttons at logout: how to disable?
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue Jan 16 01:00:39 CET 2007
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> I'm running Fedora Core 6 with a RC of latest
> XFCE installed.
> If a user logs in via the main Xlogin screen, then
> upon logout appear three buttons:
> [logout] [restart] [shutdown]
> which allows any regular user to restart/shutdown
> the PC. Is this a 'feature' of Xorg, or of XFCE.
> I would like to disable this?
This is somewhat amusing, as it seems the more common question on the
list is the reverse: people who have the restart/shutdown items greyed
out and can't figure out how to enable them.
At any rate, you've apparently inadvertently allowed your regular users
to execute xfsm-shutdown-helper (which usually lives in /usr/libexec) as
root using 'sudo'. If you remove this ability, the buttons will be
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