Gnome Classic, how to log out ?

Gnome Classic, how to log out ?

Postby nitmeare2 on Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:24 pm

Hi,

I have selected Gnome Classic as standard Desktop environment. But there is no logout button, it is also not possible to create one. So i need to use commandline to shut down the PC. I am also not able to get to the login screen as it automaticaly logs in with Gnome Classic, so im not able to choose cinnamon again. So could one tell me how to logout from Gnome Classic without using the GUI so i can select an other desktop environement wich is functional ?


Thx,

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Re: Gnome Classic, how to log out ?

Postby sagirfahmid3 on Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:27 pm

Ctrl+Alt+Backspace
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Re: Gnome Classic, how to log out ?

Postby grizzler on Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:47 pm

nitmeare2 wrote:Hi,

I have selected Gnome Classic as standard Desktop environment. But there is no logout button, it is also not possible to create one. So i need to use commandline to shut down the PC.

Do you mean log out or shut down? You can add a button for either function to the panel (Alt+RightClick, Add to panel). Both functions should also be available from the Main menu and the User menu (both of these can be added to the panel, if they're not there already).

I am also not able to get to the login screen as it automaticaly logs in with Gnome Classic, so im not able to choose cinnamon again.

Sounds like you have 'Automatic login' set. Open System Settings / User Account to switch it off.
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Re: Gnome Classic, how to log out ?

Postby MakavelliRo on Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:48 am

This post could maybe explain why this happens: http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=113882#p636425
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Re: Gnome Classic, how to log out ?

Postby ultimitloozer on Sun Nov 18, 2012 3:02 am

grizzler wrote:Do you mean log out or shut down? You can add a button for either function to the panel (Alt+RightClick, Add to panel). Both functions should also be available from the Main menu and the User menu (both of these can be added to the panel, if they're not there already).


Alt+RightClick does nothing at all. The Main and User menus are not present in the panel by default and apparently there is no way to add them. Add to this the stability issues with Cinnamon and LinuxMint is starting to look more and more like a losing proposition.
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Re: Gnome Classic, how to log out ?

Postby abnvolk on Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:34 am

Try Windows-Alt-RightClick then :)
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Re: Gnome Classic, how to log out ?

Postby eanfrid on Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:23 am

IMO Gnome Classic is not meant for common, everyday use. It is indeed a fallback/troubleshooting graphical mode (package name is "gnome-fallback") as is "safe-mode" in the Windows world.
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Re: Gnome Classic, how to log out ?

Postby malligt on Fri Nov 23, 2012 2:09 pm

Ctrl + Alt + Delete has worked for me.
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