CTRL-ALT-DEL vs. Menu Shutdown

Brian C. Huffman huffman at graze.net
Tue Mar 21 21:33:04 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 16:15 -0500, David Malcolm wrote:
> 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)

If it exists, it should be standard - just good policy.  

Agreed on the long-suffering part though.  

Filing a bug report per Ray Strode.


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