In Gentoo, How do I allow normal users to shutdown/reboot?
I try to shutdown as my user el but get this response:
el@voyager ~ $ shutdown now
shutdown: you must be root to do that!
Usage: shutdown [-akrhPHfFnc] [-t sec] time [warning message]
-a: use /etc/shutdown.allow
-k: don't really shutdown, only warn.
-r: reboot after shutdown.
With 11.2 and Gnome occasionally it will not shutdown properly. I press the shutdown button and then Gnome starts the shutdown sequence. It terminates the desktop and falls back to GDM, which in it self is normal. However it then just stops, I can't click anything and the system is not responding either. When I press the physical button on my PC I get the menu of shutdown again.
As I said above "Thith doth driveth me nutth."Before I left three weeks ago shutdown was working. So I come back and read pubby's post. I next upgraded so my system would be current.Sure enough the bad penny returns. If I select "shutdown" on the Xfce GUI menu, my system appears to shutdown but the power never turns off. In effect what I get is a re