CTRL-ALT-DEL vs. Menu Shutdown

David Malcolm dmalcolm at redhat.com
Tue Mar 21 21:15:54 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 15:01 -0500, Brian C. Huffman wrote:
> All,
> This should probably be in the regular fedora list since FC5 has been
> released, but I just found something that I don't remember seeing any
> other emails about and is in my opinion the wrong behavior.  When you
> hit CTRL-ALT-DEL, the logout / shutdown screen should be the same as
> when you select shutdown from the menu.  It's not.  It exhibits the same
> behavior as FC4.
Why should the behaviour be the same?  One is a highly-visible menu
option marked "Shutdown", the other is a non-discoverable/magic keyboard
sequence (albeit well-known to long-suffering users of another OS)

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