Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 444870
Log out or Shutdown => No option to shutdown
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:06:43 EDT
The dialog I get from "Log out or Shutdown" has no option to shutdown.
The shutdown/reboot functionality has been moved from GDM to ConsoleKit.
gnome-panel has been patched accordingly but gnome-session has not. For
reference here is the gnome-panel upstream bug:
Bigboard "uses" the gnome-session dialog. gnome-panel instead provides its own
dialogs. The partially implemented plan for 2.24 is apparently to have the
dialogs code in gnome-session and gnome-panel call the gnome-session API.
I can think of a couple of possibilities to fix this for Fedora 9:
* Port the gnome-panel patch to gnome-session and apply it to the Fedora 9
package. A bit of a waste because the gnome-session code has changed heavily on
* Quick hack. Patch the Fedora bigboard package to just say "Logout" and let the
users shutdown from GDM.
As discussed on the online desktop mailing list, Owen is going to add a patch to
the rpm to make the menu say "Logout" for Fedora 9.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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