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Old 12-02-2016, 10:37 AM   #1
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How to logout [command] ?


I don't know the command , to logout . I am using RHEL 5 ,no GUI.
I would also like to know the command for logging out , for RHEL 5 , with GUI.
Thank You.
 
Old 12-02-2016, 10:44 AM   #2
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exit ?
ctrl-d ?
 
Old 12-02-2016, 10:45 AM   #3
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logout ?


Or do you mean a command that you can type in that will log you out of the gui?
 
Old 12-02-2016, 11:43 AM   #4
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When you are at the command line the command to logout is:

logout

When you are using a GUI you logout by clicking on a menu entry. Each GUI uses a different click sequence to logout. What GUI are you using?

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Old 12-02-2016, 11:49 AM   #5
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RHEL uses gnome by default. If you are, in fact, asking for how to log out of the gui from the command line, you can type this:

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DISPLAY=:0 gnome-session-quit --force
 
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I am using RHEL 5 . I am using using GUI . I want to know a command . so that when i enter a command from shell/terminal then the system will logout.
 
Old 12-02-2016, 12:09 PM   #7
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I am using RHEL 5 ,no GUI.
Quote:
Originally Posted by abbyking View Post
I am using RHEL 5 . I am using using GUI .
Which is it? Have you tried anything posted so far?
 
Old 12-02-2016, 12:15 PM   #8
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I am using RHEL 5 . I am using using GUI . I want to know a command . so that when i enter a command from shell/terminal then the system will logout.
I just answered you. Did you have success doing what I said?
 
Old 12-02-2016, 12:21 PM   #9
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[mac-lin@localhost ~]$ gnome-session-quit --force
bash: gnome-session-quit: command not found
 
Old 12-02-2016, 12:24 PM   #10
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hey! after a lot of time searching this forum ,i found that this
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gnome-session-save --kill
is working.
so when I type this in shell/terminal In rhel5(GUI), i get a gui message with options to logout restart shutdown.
 
Old 12-02-2016, 12:26 PM   #11
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But how to logout when using rhel5(NO GUI) only text user interface , what is the command
because iam sure that this
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gnome-session-save --kill
will not be useful there.
 
Old 12-02-2016, 01:00 PM   #12
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See man pages for gnome-session-save.

Have you tried the --logout or --force-logout options?

As stated logout or exit will logout from a non GUI terminal.
 
Old 12-02-2016, 08:08 PM   #13
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I don't know the command , to logout . I am using RHEL 5 ,no GUI.
I would also like to know the command for logging out , for RHEL 5 , with GUI.
Thank You.
Code:
sudo pkill -u "username"
Not sure if that will work for RHEL but I use it in a install of linux with fluxbox without a login manager in my term to logout of that and get me back to my login cli screen.

if you're just running the login screen then did you try logout?

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