Bug#382895: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#382895: xfce4-session: requires user password to shutdown or restart

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Mon Aug 14 10:47:32 UTC 2006

On Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 09:49:05PM -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> why does the user need to enter his/her password to shutdown or restart
> the system (even though he/she is already an xfsm-shutdown-helper sudoer)?  
> he/she already entered that same password to login, why does it need to
> be redundantly reentered?

If you setup sudo correctly it shouldn't.

What do you have in your sudoers file?  Have you read:


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