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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Graphical Logout

When logging out of your Unix system graphically, you will need to take more steps than when logging out using the text-based method. When logging out of a text-based session, you simply need to issue the command. Within a graphical environment, you need to manipulate the graphical environment itself to log out. The icon you see that indicates the main menu in which the logout process is initiated from may vary depending on your Unix distribution, but in most all cases, the first icon (sometimes represented as a K or the SuSE logo), which produces the Logout… command from menu. Once selected, you will be given an option to end your session, turn off your computer, restart your computer (warm start), or simply cancel your logout ...

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