Logout applet - warning
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Nov 16 01:16:25 UTC 2007
On 11/15/2007 03:47 PM, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Thursday 15 November 2007, NoOp wrote:
>> Anyone know if it is possible to have the logout/shutdown etc
>> applet issue a warning before actually acting on the selected
>> Example: user clicks the applet which brings up: Shutdown, Restart,
>> Logout choices - user click the Shutdown button & the machine
>> immediately shuts down (as expected).
>> Problem: sometimes the user (often times me :-) is in a hurry and
>> clicks ?Shutdown inststead of Restart or some other intended
>> button. Ubuntu is so efficient that it immediately does as asked
>> and shutsdown the machine.
>> Is it possible to issue some sort of warning similar to that issued
>> when changing screen resolution, ala;
>> You've requested that this machine Shutdown (or Restart). This
>> machine will <shutdown or restart> in x seconds, press Accept to
>> confirm or Cancel to cancel the request.
> Sounds too much like Windows for me. "Are you sure?? Really
Actually Windows doesn't do this. If you wish to close windows you click
Start|Shutdown and then windows gives you a dropdown menu for Restart
etc. Once you click one of those options windows shuts down immediately
Yes... I'm really sure that I'd like to know the answer to my question.
Yes... I'm really sure that I've shut down a machine that I had been
working on all day, had multiple applications up that were important,
and was a little too fast on the "Shutdown" button.
Yes... I'm really sure that my clients have shut down a machine that
they've been working on all day, had multiple applications up that were
important, and were a little too fast on the "Shutdown" button.
What's your point?
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