CTRL-ALT-DEL vs. Menu Shutdown
talbotscott at cox.net
Wed Mar 22 05:21:47 UTC 2006
On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 16:33 -0500, Brian C. Huffman wrote:
> 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.
Trouble is that the menu item is split between logoff and shutdown and
the c-a-d gets you both options, which, I prefer so I always use the keyboard
when I'm going to logoff or reboot or whatever.
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