View Full Version : [ubuntu] how do i edit the shutdown screen?

May 7th, 2008, 07:24 PM
ok heres my problem, when ever i hit the power down button, or my compy's power button, the screen that pops up only gives me 3 things to do. they are : log out lock screen switch user

suspend hibernate

ok i need to restart my compy all the time so how do i change this screen?

May 10th, 2008, 12:20 AM
I found those two threads:

The second one (bug report) seems to be the most interesting one.
Apparently you have to "clean up your /etc/gdm/gdm.conf-custom" file.

I had switched back to human before I posted those file's, but I also thought that I would clean up the gdm.conf-custom to see if that made a difference. And it did !!! I have my icons back. Thanks for your help,

I suppose this means replacing it with the default one or one that works.
-The default one is in the gdm package (http://packages.ubuntu.com/cgi-bin/search_contents.pl?word=gdm.conf-custom). (simply reinstall gdm or extract it from the .deb package using dpkg -x)
-The one on the bug report (http://launchpadlibrarian.net/3007940/gdm.conf-custom) seems pretty clean.

And here's mine: