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Old 02-09-2008, 03:23 PM   #1
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making a shutdown icon


i wasnt sure where to ask this but i couldnt find anything in the search.
anyways i intalled gOS on an old laptop for my mom and i wanted to put a shutdown icon in the ibar to make even easier for her. but i can figure out how to do that. its not in the list of things you can add by default. so im asking if anyone knows how to add a shutdown icon to the ibar or make an icon to put on the desktop? thanks in advance.
 
Old 02-09-2008, 03:29 PM   #2
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Can't you add one as an applet? Did you try right clicking the icon to see if you get the option to add it to the desktop or ibar?

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Old 02-09-2008, 11:24 PM   #3
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When you right click on the desktop is there an option to create a launcher? If so, you could just do that and associate it with the shutdown command.
 
Old 02-10-2008, 01:27 AM   #4
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nope, when you right click in gOS it brings up favorite program menu. when i try to right click on on shutdown in the main menu it does nothing.
is there a way to write a script in notepad or leafpad as its called in gOS and then save it and make it executable or something like that.
 
Old 02-10-2008, 02:49 PM   #5
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You could try dragging the shutdown item int he menu to the bar. If that doesn't work, create a script like this
Code:
#!/bin/sh

shutdown -h
I don't know if that works, just kind of logical to me. Anyway save it to desktop as shut-down.sh and make it executable by either right clicking, going to permissions and clicking the execute button or goto command line and do this
Code:
chmod u+x ~/shut-down.sh
 
  


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