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Old 05-08-2003, 07:22 PM   #1
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Question fluxbox logout


I am running fluxbox under RedHat 8. Under gnome, there is a logout button that will pop up a menu asking if you want to logout, reboot or shutdown. Is there a command I can put in the fluxbox menu that will get me the same options when I'm ready to quit/reboot/whatever?
 
Old 05-08-2003, 07:35 PM   #2
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~/.fluxbox/menu:
Code:
[submenu] (Fluxbox-menu)
        [restart] (Restart)
        [exit] (Exit)
[end]
... it's probably already in there somewhere.

EDIT:
(forgot the most important part

Code:
[exec] (REBOOT) {reboot}
[exec] (POWEROFF) {poweroff}
`

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Old 05-08-2003, 07:45 PM   #3
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No, there's no command for that.
 
Old 05-08-2003, 08:02 PM   #4
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No, there's no command for that.
You have to be root to use poweroff and shutdown... otherwise you'll just get an error on the console.
 
Old 05-08-2003, 08:23 PM   #5
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You have to be root to use poweroff and shutdown... otherwise you'll just get an error on the console.
man sudoers
man sudo

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Old 05-08-2003, 09:34 PM   #6
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man sudoers
man sudo
Your wisdom astonishes me.
 
Old 05-09-2003, 09:11 AM   #7
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Your wisdom astonishes me.
Are you being sarcastic?

As Tinkster says, the /etc/sudoers file specifies who gets to do what. It's one way of granting normal users the privilege of shutting down and whatnot. So no, you don't have to be root to do it.
 
Old 05-09-2003, 02:35 PM   #8
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or a less secure alternative is if you are the only one using the machine chmod 7755 /sbin/shutdown then shutdown -h now works
 
Old 05-09-2003, 04:26 PM   #9
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is there a way too exit from the command line. commands such as exit or logout only close the terminal. or do i have to right click and choose exit? really id like to enter in a command. anyone know about this?
 
Old 05-09-2003, 04:39 PM   #10
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Depending on your distro and how you're setup, you can either:

1) Type halt or reboot as your user or try it as root (using SU)

or

2) you can try as root "shutdown -h now" and see if that works.
 
Old 05-09-2003, 04:45 PM   #11
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is there a way too exit from the command line. commands such as exit or logout only close the terminal. or do i have to right click and choose exit? really id like to enter in a command. anyone know about this?
As user who runs fluxbox...
kill `ps -Al | grep flux | cut -b 12-17`

The hard way ;)
su -c killall X



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Old 05-09-2003, 05:05 PM   #12
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so no, you don't have to be root
haha... pretty good Tink. How the fsck did you get my IP? You really think that I'm gonna download your Trojans?????

P.S.: the hard way <CTRL><ALT><BACKSPACE>

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Old 05-09-2003, 05:14 PM   #13
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Do like I did the first time I've got my 386 computer with win3.1, go directly into the on/off switch of your computer No complications...

seriously, don't do it
 
Old 05-09-2003, 05:21 PM   #14
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You have to be root to use poweroff and shutdown... otherwise you'll just get an error on the console.
Yea I know.. I didn't intrepret the msg very well, sorry.
 
Old 05-09-2003, 08:59 PM   #15
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Originally posted by PTBmilo
haha... pretty good Tink. How the fsck did you get my IP? You really think that I'm gonna download your Trojans?????
What the heck are you talking about?


/me is puzzled


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