close menu: allow delaying

Bug #289673 reported by David Prieto on 2008-10-26
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-session
Confirmed
Wishlist
gnome-session (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

Intrepid sports a new close menu. It would be cool to have an option on it, to delay the chosen option. This would allow the user to watch a movie in bed, for example, without fear of falling asleep and leaving his PC on during all night.

This already exists as a modifier for the "shutdown" command; this would just make it more accessible to the casual user.

Any comments on this?

Also, it would be cool to have a notification when the system is about to close. Someone suggested it in the Brainstorm idea (http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/14844/). I'm attaching a mockup.

Daniel T Chen (crimsun) on 2009-02-27
Changed in gnome-desktop:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

David - would you mind please forwarding this request to the Gnome Bugzilla? Thanks

Changed in gnome-session (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete

Hi Chris,

Against what package? I thought this close menu was specific to Ubuntu.

Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

Yes, Ubuntu ships a patch to change the session dialog, but it doesn't mean that this feature couldn't be added to the vanilla session dialog.

Alright Chris. But, sorry to repeat myself, against what package?

Well, stupid me. What package? Gnome-session obviously. I don't know what I was thinking.

Just filed the request: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=579472

Sorry Chris.

Changed in gnome-session (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Triaged
Changed in gnome-session:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnome-session:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
Changed in gnome-session:
status: New → Confirmed
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