[kde-linux] Lost shutdown and restart button from user kde session

Anne Wilson cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk
Fri Nov 17 10:13:43 UTC 2006

On Friday 17 November 2006 09:19, Alan Rubin wrote:
> I am running kde 3.5.4 under kdm in Slackware 11.0
> My problem is that I have lost:
> the shutdown and restart buttons from the logoff dialog when a user logs
> off a session
> and the switch user option from the menu
> This has been lost for all users but not root.
> The shutdown and restart options are present on the kdm screen so one can
> shutdown from there but the options are absent from the session logoff
> dialog.
> In Control Centre/Session Manager/General offer shutdown options is checked
> and re-applying this has no effect.
> Thanks for any help.
kcontrol > Login Manager > Shutdown

You will have to use the Administrator button to do this, as it requires root 

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