FreeBSD 7.2 RC1 amd64 Installation
sonic2000gr at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 00:20:07 UTC 2009
Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Apr 2009 19:04:26 -0400
> Mehmet Erol Sanliturk <m.e.sanliturk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> (3) When shutdown is selected from Gnome menu either by the first
>> user or the root , within displayed dialog box
>> there is no a Shutdown item .
>> It is necessary for the root open a terminal console , and enter
>> shutdown -p now command .
> Have you installed sudo? I think those options
> (suspend/shutdown/hibernate) only get displayed if HAL sees sudo is
Fact is you will get these options either if you have sudo and your user
account is authorized to shutdown / reboot (this is the fallback method
though) or if PolicyKit is configured (see
/usr/local/etc/PolicyKit/PolicyKit.conf) to allow shutdown/reboot.
Entries will look similar to these:
Have a look at http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/docs/halfaq.html for more
HAL fun ;)
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