Difference between revisions of "Changing your reboot/logout timeout"

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Is the reboot /shutdown timeout time excessive. Would you like to change it to something more reasonable for you like 5 or 10 seconds instead. If so then preform these simple steps.
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Is the reboot /shutdown timeout time excessive. Would you like to change it to something more reasonable for you like 5 or 10 seconds instead.  
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If so then preform the following simple steps.
  
 
Install the program '''''sd''''' using synaptic .
 
Install the program '''''sd''''' using synaptic .
  
 
open a console window and '''su''' to the root user
 
open a console window and '''su''' to the root user
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[[File:console-su.jpg]]
 
[[File:console-su.jpg]]
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Now enter the following command
 
Now enter the following command
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This will change the reboot/logout timeout from 30 seconds to 15 seconds. If you would like to use a 5 or 10 second timeout change the '''15''' in the above command to either '''5''' or '''10'''
 
This will change the reboot/logout timeout from 30 seconds to 15 seconds. If you would like to use a 5 or 10 second timeout change the '''15''' in the above command to either '''5''' or '''10'''
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[[File:change_timeout.jpg]]
 
[[File:change_timeout.jpg]]
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Once you have the command set for the timeout you want '''press Enter'''
 
Once you have the command set for the timeout you want '''press Enter'''
  
Now the next time you shutdown or reboot you will ne see your new logout/reboot time.
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Now the next time you shutdown or reboot you will see your new logout/reboot time.
  
  

Latest revision as of 14:55, 11 September 2020

Is the reboot /shutdown timeout time excessive. Would you like to change it to something more reasonable for you like 5 or 10 seconds instead.

If so then preform the following simple steps.

Install the program sd using synaptic .

open a console window and su to the root user


Console-su.jpg


Now enter the following command

sd "30" "15" /usr/share/plasma/look-and-feel/org.kde.breeze.desktop/contents/logout/Logout.qml

This will change the reboot/logout timeout from 30 seconds to 15 seconds. If you would like to use a 5 or 10 second timeout change the 15 in the above command to either 5 or 10


Change timeout.jpg


Once you have the command set for the timeout you want press Enter

Now the next time you shutdown or reboot you will see your new logout/reboot time.


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