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Old 07-10-2009, 07:37 AM   #1
fcfury
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Trying to remove the shutdown reboot button from the command line


I know how to do it from the gui but how do you do it from the command line in RHEL 5.3. I did some research and it told me to edit a entry in the /etc/gdm/custom.conf file "SystemMenu=false" but when I edited the file the entry wasn't there and when I added it, it didn't do anything. Regular users can still reboot and shutdown the computer. Anyone have any ideas?
 
Old 07-10-2009, 09:02 AM   #2
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Hi fcfury

You may wish to consider running your computer in runlevel 3.
Edit the following line in /etc/inittab:

id:3:initdefault:

Then simply enter

exec startx

as the last line in the $HOME/.bash_profile file

The users will enter their username and password in the command line but be ported in their GNOME desktop immediately after they log in.

Chris
 
  


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