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Re: [rhelv6-list] how to remove 'shot down' from system menu?



On 10/05/2011 04:46 PM, Alois Treindl wrote:
> Thanks a lot, Andrew.
> 
> Still complicated, but managable.
> 
> Why did Redhat not put in a feature to remove the shutdown?
> 
> /sbin/halt and /sbin/reboot need root permission, too. Why not the Gnome
> menu command???
> 

My guess is that Red Hat did this to make easier for home/laptop users,
who don't want to logout as a regular user and then log in as root to
just to shutdown the system.

I'd say that's a reasonable argument, but it should be easy for sys
admins to disable it in the workplace when needed.

--
Prentice


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