[ubuntu-uk] Can I disable the power button?
alan at popey.com
Mon Jun 18 13:54:00 BST 2007
On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 01:43:46PM +0100, Stuart.Houghton at amnesty.org.uk wrote:
> My one-year-old son has a new favourite game - pressing the power button
> on his Dad's PC.
Haha. My daughter took to yanking out USB keys a while ago. Kids eh, gotta
> I am running Gnome on Fiesty and whenever the power button is pressed it
> pops up a modal dialogue box asking if I want to restart, log out, switch
> off, etc. I assume this happens via Gnome Power Manager.
Yup, and it's configurable. Right click Gnome Power Manager and choose
Preferences. In the "General" tab there is a "when the power button is
pressed..", change the drop down from "Ask me" to "Do nothing". Job done.
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