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Bug 115324 - add section to chapter 24: enable Gnome users to shut down, reboot
add section to chapter 24: enable Gnome users to shut down, reboot
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-cg (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Sandra Moore
John Ha
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Blocks: 123819
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Reported: 2004-02-10 15:13 EST by Robert M. Riches Jr.
Modified: 2014-08-04 18:14 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-18 15:02:17 EST
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Details on suggested section to add to CG chapter 24. (4.56 KB, text/plain)
2004-02-10 15:15 EST, Robert M. Riches Jr.
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Description Robert M. Riches Jr. 2004-02-10 15:13:27 EST
Description of problem:
The Customization Guide does not explain how to enable
Gnome users to shut down or reboot if they don't leave
a text console open after starting X in runlevel 3.

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Comment 1 Robert M. Riches Jr. 2004-02-10 15:15:17 EST
Created attachment 97562 [details]
Details on suggested section to add to CG chapter 24.
Comment 2 Tammy Fox 2004-02-27 00:59:28 EST
change owner to new one
Comment 3 Andrius Benokraitis 2005-01-12 15:47:31 EST
Chapter 24 is now Chapter 30 for RHEL3.


Doing some research for inclusion into RHEL4. :-)

Comment 4 Andrius Benokraitis 2005-01-18 15:02:17 EST

Thank you very much for your very thorough and verbose explanation of your
proposal to append to the System Admin Guide!

After some research, and consultation with our lead developer for RHEL4,
although your suggestion is quite useful, it cannot be officially supported by
Red Hat, and therefore cannot be included into the documentation.

Specifically, Red Hat cannot recommend runlevel 3 for running X/Gnome. We
describe the default configuration and most common setups, which involve running
the graphical environment from the display manager. Modifications involving
'sudo' make our in-house developers, and our Support staff especially, extremely

I hope you can understand our reasoning behind this decision.

If you have any further comments or questions, please do not hesitate to contact
me directly, or add to the bug.

Andrius Benokraitis.

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