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Old 06-27-2003, 03:25 PM   #1
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Creating a shutdown & reboot button


Could someone explain how I could create these on my desktop in Mandrake? Do I do it with some shell or python scripting?

thanks
 
Old 06-28-2003, 01:53 PM   #2
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Plain old shellscript will be fine...

Create a shellscript which does something with the commands :

"sudo" and "shutdown"
 
Old 06-28-2003, 03:56 PM   #3
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in gnome you can right click task bar, and add buttons.

what desktop are you using?
 
Old 06-30-2003, 09:02 AM   #4
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I'm using KDE.
 
Old 06-30-2003, 09:26 AM   #5
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chmod 7755 shutdown

then put a shortcut to shutdown -h now but after that
EVERY USER WILL BE ABLE TO SHUT YOUR COMPUTER DOWN.
for restart just put a restart shortcut
 
Old 06-30-2003, 09:30 AM   #6
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Re:

What if I only want myself and root to be able to shutdown or reboot?


...and thanks for the help.
 
Old 06-30-2003, 04:48 PM   #7
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then you need sudo never used it so man sudo
 
  


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