No shutdown in F8/Gnome

Clodoaldo clodoaldo.pinto.neto at
Sat Nov 17 14:35:07 UTC 2007

2007/11/17, Jim Cornette <fc-cornette at>:
> Clodoaldo wrote:
> > I installed F8 with default Gnome and there is no shutdown button or shortcut.
> >
> > I have already read this thread:
> >
> >
> > I created the /etc/sysconfig/desktop file containing:
> >
> > but still no shutdown. Should I install some package to have kdm?
> > Isn't it a bug to not have a shutdown in a default Gnome install?
> >
> > Regards, Clodoaldo Pinto Neto
> >
> I am running GNOME and had to remove gdm from the system. (Could have
> switched I guess, removing was easier). The KDE Graphical login came up
> on next boot. I believe that kdm should already be installed.
> The shutdown is tied to the login managers for both KDE and GNOME. I
> don't know if KDE needs additional setup or configuration to get it to
> work for shutdown available on the desktop. I now shut down via the kdm
> GUI until GDM is fixed.
> When you login, do you see the different login manager or is gdm still
> being used.

gdm is still used.


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