Restart option in KDE

Nicolas FRANCOIS nicolas.francois at
Thu Apr 9 03:59:07 PDT 2009

Le Wed, 8 Apr 2009 20:20:36 -0400 Craig Colton <meerkats at> a
écrit :

> 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 
> out.

This is what is set on my own KDE, but it doesn't work.

Maybe it's a problem with the way I copy the .kde directory from
installation to installation (I recompile my system about one time a
year). I'll investigate, if I can.

Thanks for your help.



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