Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Apr 2006 21:17 UTC, submitted by Benedikt Meurer
Xfce The Xfce project has released the first beta in the 4.4 release cycle. "Xfce 4.4 beta1 ( is now available for download. Xfce 4.4 features new tools such as the much anticipated 'Thunar' file manager as well as several huge improvements of its core components."
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by lezard on Tue 18th Apr 2006 09:13 UTC
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Anyone knows if they got rid of the sudo mechanism for reboot/shutdown ? I never understood why you should put your password to shut down your own personal PC

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RE: Reboot/shutdown
by dr_gonzo on Tue 18th Apr 2006 10:06 in reply to "Reboot/shutdown"
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You can setup sudo so that it can run specific commands for users/groups as root without prompting for a password. You could change the permissions on /sbin/halt so that normal users can use it.

Most 'proper' desktop distros don't require you to give your password to shut the computer down.

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