Restart option in KDE

Craig Colton meerkats at
Wed Apr 8 17:20:36 PDT 2009

On Monday 06 April 2009 09:54:40 am Nicolas FRANCOIS wrote:
> Hi.
> I've been using a KDE environment for a while now (KDE 3.5, I think, on
> a LFS pre-6.3, and an according SVN-BLFS), and I have an annoying
> problem : when I click on "exit", I'm only proposed the "End session"
> option, not the "Restart computer", and I have to do it in the kdm
> window, which is an unsufferable time loss :-) I'm the god and only user
> of my computer, so I don't need this extra security.
> Where can I solve this problem ?

Ok - a wild guess:

Try Kmenu > Control Center > Login Manager > (choose "Administrator Mode") On 
the "Shutdown" tab find "Allow Shutdown" see if it indicates "Local: 
Everybody". This is the way mine is and I can reboot and halt without logging 


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