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Old 04-18-2002, 03:13 PM   #1
appar1tion
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Single click logout in KDE?


Hi,
I am using Slackware with KDE 2.1.1, and am trying to create a shortcut on the desktop that will log out and return to the KDE login manager, without having to go through 'End KDE Session?' confirmation.

I have tried using 'telinit 4', but this will only work in root, and I am unsure if it is safe to change the permissions of init and telinit. Is there any other way?

Thanks
 
Old 04-18-2002, 05:49 PM   #2
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Do you just want to click and leave KDE? Do you not want to confirm logout and save session?
If this is the case, go to KDE Control Center ---> select System ---> select K session manager ---> untick the appropriate box.
Hope this helps.
 
Old 04-20-2002, 05:21 AM   #3
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Question save session

Hi,

what does "save session" do anyway, or am I acting like a too big newbie now.

thanks
 
Old 04-20-2002, 01:30 PM   #4
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Thanks esteeven, but I was looking fo a way to logout from a shortcut on the desktop (I'm setting up Linux for my mum, so everything needs to be accessable from a single click on the desktop). I think I'll have to change the permissions for telint so it can be run by a user.

Save sessions will restore native KDE apps to the state they were in when you logged out next time you login.
 
Old 04-20-2002, 08:42 PM   #5
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There is an option Confirm logout in K->Control Center->Session as it was pointed by esteeven, just uncheck it and apply changes, after that you can just click start->logout and you're done. And if it is one click action you need there is a logout button on your KDE panel just click it, I see no difference if it is accessable from desktop or panel.

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