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Old 09-06-2003, 05:48 AM   #1
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Changing Display Manager!!

Hi Everybody,

How do i change the default GNOME Display Manager in RH9? I don't want to use gdm because i have to logoff and then shutdown/reboot my pc everytime. Is there any other way to shutdown/reboot the system while i am still logged in (i don't want to use the terminal window)?

Please help!!
Old 09-06-2003, 06:06 AM   #2
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You can use KDE for this job. I have encountered the same problem, and I just created a link to a new application on the desktop and entered the 'execute' command as poweroff. IMHO, this is simple and easy.


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