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Author Topic: I can't shutdown system as user  (Read 2395 times)


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I can't shutdown system as user
« on: April 16, 2009, 04:08:07 am »

Hello everybody
My first problem. As root when I click Menu/Quit it shows normal box with Log off, Shutdown etc, but when do it as user it quit form xfce to gdm, like loging off, so I can't shutdown form Xfce.
Any solution?


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Re: I can't shutdown system as user
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2009, 04:51:06 pm »

I am useing xfce with VL6 and on the bar near the clock is a "green stickperson running" icon or button...when I click it i get the choice to log out, reboot or shutdown...can not remember useing the menu item.. yet.. but will have a look when I get back to the cottage on the weekend

hope it helps


edit: I have the same results with the menu perhaps as mentioned below something is changed on your system causeing issue...

« Last Edit: April 17, 2009, 07:57:09 am by overthere »
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Re: I can't shutdown system as user
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2009, 05:51:03 am »

@ Arbor
Have you done any updates?
Changed anything in configuration?

Please post the contents of your /etc/group file.