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authorTiffany Antopolski <tiffany@antopolski.com>2011-03-15 19:23:31 -0400
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+<page xmlns="http://projectmallard.org/1.0/"
+ type="guide"
+ id="shell-exit">
+
+ <info>
+
+ <link type="guide" xref="index#shell"/>
+
+ <desc>Lock screen, switch user, log out or suspend or shutdown?</desc>
+ <revision pkgversion="3.0" version="0.1" date="2011-02-24" status="candidate"/>
+ <credit type="author">
+ <name>GNOME Documentation Project</name>
+ <email>gnome-doc-list@gnome.org</email>
+ </credit>
+
+ <include href="legal.xml" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"/>
+ </info>
+
+<title>Computer Shut Down Options</title>
+<note>
+ <p>
+ From the login screen, you can click on the bottom right hand corner to bring up the shut down option menu. Select <gui>Suspend</gui>, <gui>Restart</gui> or <gui>Shut Down</gui>.
+ </p>
+</note>
+
+<section id = "logout"><title>Logout or Switch User</title>
+<steps>
+ <item>
+ <p>
+ Click on your user name in the top right hand corner of the monitor.
+ </p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <p>
+ You can now select <gui>Logout</gui>or<gui>Switch User</gui> by clicking on the option of choice.
+ </p>
+ <terms>
+ <item>
+ <title>
+ Logout
+ </title>
+ <p>
+ Ends your session and logs you out.
+ </p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <title>
+ Switch Between Users
+ </title>
+ <p>
+ Suspends your session, allowing another user to log in and use the computer.
+ </p>
+ </item>
+ </terms>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <p>
+ A <gui>Log Out of the Session</gui> window will appear. You have 60 seconds to confirm <gui>Logout</gui>, change your mind to <gui>Switch User</gui> or <gui>Cancel</gui>. It you do nothing, you will be automatically logged out at the end of 60 seconds.
+ </p>
+
+ </item>
+
+
+</steps>
+</section>
+
+<section id = "lock-screen"><title>Lock Screen</title>
+ <p>
+ To lock your screen:
+ </p>
+ <list>
+ <item>
+ <p>
+ Press <keyseq><key>Ctrl</key><key>Alt</key><key>L</key></keyseq>, or
+ </p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <p>
+ Click on your user name in the top right hand corner of the monitor select <gui> Lock Screen</gui>.
+ </p>
+ </item>
+ </list>
+
+ <p>
+ This will prevent others from accessing your computer while you are away from it. All your applications remain open while the screen is locked.
+ </p>
+ <p>
+ To unlock the screen just move the mouse or press a key. You will need to enter your password to login.
+</p>
+<note>
+<p>
+If more than one user has an account on the computer and the screen is locked, others can choose to <gui>Switch User</gui> to login to their account. They will be unable to access your work, and you will be able to switch back to your locked session when they finish using the computer.
+ </p>
+ </note>
+</section>
+
+<section id = "shut-down"><title>Shut Down Options</title>
+
+<note>
+ <p>
+ You can not <gui>Shut Down</gui> the computer if multiple users are logged in. Attempting to do so will only log you out. Only one user can be logged in when attempting to <gui>Shut Down</gui> the computer.
+ </p>
+ </note>
+<p>To shutdown your computer:</p>
+<steps>
+ <item>
+ <p>
+ Click on your user name in the top right hand corner of the monitor and hold down the <key>Alt</key> key.
+ </p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <p>
+ Click on <gui>Power Off</gui>.
+ </p>
+ </item>
+
+ <item>
+ <p>
+ A <gui>Shut Down the Computer</gui> window will appear with the following shut down options:
+ </p>
+ <terms>
+ <item>
+ <title>Shutdown</title>
+ <p>Ends your session and turns off the computer.</p>
+
+ </item>
+ <p>To switch back and forth between users, simply repeat the above steps.</p>
+ <item>
+ <title>Restart</title>
+ <p>Ends your session and restarts the computer.</p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <title>Suspend</title>
+ <p>Suspends your session quickly, using minimal power while the computer stands by.</p>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <title>Hibernate</title>
+ <p>Suspends your session, using no power until the computer is restarted.</p>
+ </item>
+</terms>
+ </item>
+ <item>
+ <p>
+ You have 60 seconds to select your shut down option. The computer will automatically shut down at the end of 60 seconds.
+ </p>
+ </item>
+ </steps>
+
+
+</section>
+</page>