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Old 12-14-2004, 01:09 PM   #1
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GDM Login manger configuration

I've noticed that on the gdm login screen I have the options to shutdown/reboot without having to authenticate. Is there a way to force gdm to prompt for the root password before allowing options on the actions menu to be executed? I believe my previous debian installation was configured that way.

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What distribution are you using? You need to go to the login screen configurator (GDM Setup) and go to security and disable "show actions menu". I don't know if that will ask normal users for a root password though.
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I'm using FC3. If I disable show actions menu, I believe it takes them out of play totally, such that they aren't accessible by anone...root or otherwise.


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