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Thursday, July 5th 2007, 4:55pm

No warning message on Shutdown

I recently install Fedora 7 and am using the KDE desktop. Have cron set to shutdown the system. However when the command "shutdown -h +5 " is sent no pop up window warning message is sent. The sytem does shutdown however.

Also IF I log in as root the same command works fine. Waring messages are sent in pop up box. Appreciate an help in solving this problem. regards


Wednesday, August 15th 2007, 11:06pm

As a user you don't get a message because the command is performed as root and root hasn't access to your destop (!). The only possibility is maybe to keep a console open and eye sight / always on top to see the message
Debian Linux, mix of stable, testing and unstable; KDE with Compiz Fusion >=0.52 (git)