Shutdown on logout

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Wed Jul 24 06:46:52 BST 2002

Dylan wrote:
> Hi
> I've got two machines set to auto-login. (They have internet access via 
> gateway, and no local network access.) I'd like to get KDE (3.0.1) to 
> auto-shutdown when the user logs out.
> That's OK if the logout confirmation box is displayed, but I cant get it to 
> happen when I disable the confirmation - the option is reset to "Log in as 
> different user" which is EXACTLY what I want to obscure.

You can have a file which is normally:


XDM has this as default, but with KDM you need to add it to: "kdmrc" 
because the default is: "".



Then you need in this file:


and the file must be executable: 755 is normal.

Hope this works.


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