[CentOS] things weirdly different in new installation

Christoph Maser cmr at financial.com
Sat Aug 1 08:46:52 UTC 2009

Am Samstag, den 01.08.2009, 04:47 +0200 schrieb fred smith:
> I've just built a new system and installed latest Centos 5.3 on it. My old
> box also has an up to date Centos 5 on it.
> Some things are just plain different between the two installations, and
> it's stumping me why that would be. Example:
> on the old box, the shutdown dialog offers restart, cancel, shutdown,
> and also standby and hibernate. and the standby and hibernate options
> work, too.
> The new box, it only offers restart, cancel, or shutdown.
> Oddly, the main "System" dropdown offers "suspend" as well as "logoff"
> and "shutdown" submenus.
> Since it's a desktop, I won't often want to suspend or hibernate, but
> it may occasionally be nice to have the option to hibernate (e.g.,
> power is off, UPS is about dead, hibernate could save my work.)
> Ideas, anyone?
> Thanks!

Did you also compate that with a newly created user on the updated box?
Maybe its settings in the users environment leading to this.

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