v.910 Authenticate before Shut Down

Willis Taylor th1bill at sbcglobal.net
Thu Apr 8 05:39:23 UTC 2010


Message: 6
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2010 13:39:09 -0700
From: NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: v.910 Authenticate before Shut Down
To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
Message-ID: <hpiqhe$egd$1 at dough.gmane.org>
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On 04/07/2010 12:38 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:

> > NoOp wrote:
>   
>> >> On 04/07/2010 02:30 AM, Willis Taylor wrote:
>>     
>>> >>> Since my last update I am having to authenticate my attempt to shut down
>>> >>> by entering my SU Password.  Has anyone else hit this and if so what's
>>> >>> the cure?
>>> >>>
>>>       
>> >>
>> >> Generally that is an indication that another user is logged on. You
>> >> should be able to check using:
>> >>
>> >> $ users
>>     
> > 
> > Being curious about the info terminal commands provide, I did:
> > 
> > jfb at jfb-ubuntu64:~$ users
> > jfb jfb
> > 
> > As the only user of this machine why do I show up twice?
> > 
> > Thanks,  Jim
>   

Probably better to use 'who' or 'who -a'. Here is the info for both who
and 'users' (gives more info than the man files):

$ info coreutils 'users invocation'


Below are the results and I admit, I'm lost.



th1bill at th1bill-desktop:~$ who
th1bill  tty7         2010-04-07 23:47 (:0)
th1bill  pts/0        2010-04-08 00:32 (:0.0)
th1bill at th1bill-desktop:~$
th1bill at th1bill-desktop:~$ who -a
           system boot  2010-04-07 23:47
           run-level 2  2010-04-07 23:47
LOGIN      tty4         2010-04-07 23:47              1393 id=4
LOGIN      tty5         2010-04-07 23:47              1398 id=5
LOGIN      tty2         2010-04-07 23:47              1407 id=2
LOGIN      tty3         2010-04-07 23:47              1408 id=3
LOGIN      tty6         2010-04-07 23:47              1415 id=6
th1bill  + tty7         2010-04-07 23:47  old         1601 (:0)
LOGIN      tty1         2010-04-07 23:47              2558 id=1
th1bill  + pts/0        2010-04-08 00:32   .          2930 (:0.0)
th1bill at th1bill-desktop:~$


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