Re: Can't do a shutdown
From: Jonas Bollden (jonas_bollden_at_msn.com)
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 18:46:23 +0100
> On Wed, 26 Nov 2003 17:03:12 +0000, Jonathan Rawle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> I have two redhat 8.0 systems with KDE.
>>>One of them when I go to logout I have options of turn off computer,
>>>logging out and restart computer.
>>>The other one just gives me an option of logging out.
>>KDE relies on the KDM login manager to perform the reboot or shutdown. If
>>you are using a different login manager (such as GDM) these options will
>>not be available. GDM is the default in Red Hat 8. Are you using the same
>>login manager on both systems?
> No, the logins look different. I guess I somehow changed one of them.
> The system that has shutdown options has a log in screen that starts
> "Welcome to linux at localhost", and has boxes for login and password.
> Not like the other system that has a prompt for login and then
> prompts you for the password.
> How do I tell which one is which? (KDM or GDM)
> And how would I change from GDM to KDM?
I've done the following to make KDM my default login manager, in the
file /etc/inittab edit/change the line
# Run xdm in runlevel 5
# Changed: Run kdm in runlevel 5