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Old 04-24-2012, 10:35 AM   #1
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What is the difference between restarting from terminal and doing the same by clicking the restart button??...i mean wen as a guest user i cant use"init 6"...but its completely legal to restart by clicking the button
 
Old 04-24-2012, 11:08 AM   #2
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Only root is allowed to change runlevels using the init command. Restarting the system with a GUI button is a whole different thing. To do that you first must be allowed to do that. On most distributions this is done by adding your user to the power or powerdev group. If you are allowed to do this the shutdown dialog sends the command to do this to the DBus daemon, which initiates the restart. This can also be done from within your own programs or from a shell, have a look here: http://blog.sandipb.net/2010/11/02/r...ne-using-dbus/
 
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:14 AM   #3
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It is a matter of privileges
restart button privileges can be changed from GUI of desktop settings.
 
Old 04-24-2012, 11:33 AM   #4
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The ubuntu documentation linked to in the above is really simple.
 
Old 04-28-2012, 09:34 AM   #5
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thank u all for ur replies....!!
 
  


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