Goal: Explaining how to log out from openbox using menu.
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Using systemd exit is as easy as:
And the respective openbox menu would be
I have test this in my Fedora, openSUSE and Debian.
This could be like this in other system (such as openrc).
But may vary depend on your setup.
It needs workaround to setup this in openbox menu.
And in mainmenu add this.
The result is as simply as this one.
2: Forcing Password
The issue with systemctl is, any user can shutdown.
There are some workaround,
such as using
Just edit your xml menu config.
Now your menu could be
Using urxvt sudo
Using xterm sudo
Setting up sudoers
In order this
sudo to work you,
first you must setup
Or in openSUSE, there is something like this:
3: Forcing No Password
Now consider to see non-systemd again.
The respective openbox menu would be
And set in
to make it behaves like systemctl.
Use no password.
I have test this in my Gentoo.
4: Custom Dialog
There is, however, this old good trick from urukrama,
using gxmessage. gxmessage is not very common, and not available in all distro.
Let me rewrite the good script for a modern days systemd style.
Or the ugly one.
We are almost finished with openbox configuration.
Consider continue reading [ Openbox: Exit ].