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xfce:xfce4-panel:actions [2013/01/10 10:56] nickxfce:xfce4-panel:actions [2021/02/07 05:36] – adding why hibernate and hybrid sleep can be grayed out jphilips
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 ====== Action Buttons ====== ====== Action Buttons ======
-The //Action Buttons// panel plugin allows you to add up to two buttons to your panel. These buttons can be configured to log out of sessions. hibernate, or suspend or even shutdown your computer.+The Action Buttons panel plugin adds system action buttons to your panel. These actions include session management options such as locking the screen, logging out or switching the user, or options to hibernate, suspend, restart or shutdown your computer.
-<note warning>The plugin uses //xfce4-session// to handle the power actions, so it won't function properly if you use another or no session manager.</note>+<note important>The plugin uses ''xfce4-session'' to handle power actions, so it won't function properly if you use another or no session manager.</note>
-====== Properties ======+----
-<figure "Action Buttons' properties dialog"> +===== Preferences ===== 
 +<figure "Action Buttons Preferences">{{:xfce:xfce4-panel:action_buttons.png?nolink&|}}
 </figure> </figure>
-Logout Dialog +---- 
-Displays the //Log Out// prompt, allowing you to choose an action while logging out of your current session.  + 
-Logout +===== General ===== 
-Logs you out of your current session. +Appearance 
 +    ? Action Buttons 
 +    Adds buttons directly to the panel
 +    Session Menu 
 +    Nests options under a session menu on the panel, displays them as a drop-down menu. 
 +? Invert buttons orientation 
 +! Changes the direction that the buttons are placed in. 
 +? Show confirmation dialogue 
 +! Shows a confirmation dialogue when an action is performed. 
 +===== Actions =====
 ? Lock Screen ? Lock Screen
 ! Locks your screen.  ! Locks your screen. 
 +? Switch User
 +!  Allows you to switch to a different user
 +? Suspend
 +! Saves the session to RAM and sleeps the computer for quick start-ups.
 +? Hibernate
 +! Saves the session to disk and shuts down the system for slightly faster start-ups. Will be grayed out if not supported by OS.
 +? Hybrid Sleep
 +! Saves the session to RAM and disk, allowing for quick start-ups but in the event of losing power, your session is still saved. Will be grayed out if not supported by OS.
 ? Shut Down ? Shut Down
-! Completely powers down your system+! Completely powers down the system
 ? Restart ? Restart
-! Reboots your system +! Reboots the system 
-Hibernate +Log Out... 
-Hibernates your system.  +Displays the Log Out prompt, allowing you to choose an action while logging out of your current session
-Disabled +Log Out 
-Disables the button. This option can only be applied to the second action button. +Logs the current user out 
 +? Separator 
 +! Adds a separator to the buttons or drop-down menu 
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