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Date:      Tue, 31 Dec 2019 03:36:48 +0000
From:      B J <>
To:        freebsd-questions <>
Subject:   Re: Upgraded Packages And Ports, Can't Shutdown From Mate Menu Bar
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I still don't have a satisfactory solution to this, but a compromise is to
create a launcher to shut down the machine and one to restart it.  It's
still not the same, but it's a compromise and I don't have to type in the

As some wag once put it, if it works, don't fix it.


On Wed, Dec 25, 2019 at 7:07 PM B J <> wrote:

> I just upgraded all the packages and ports on one of my machines.  It
> still runs 12.0 under Mate.  The only glitch was when the package upgrade
> halted due to, apparently, an attempt to install something from two
> different sources in the same place.
> I restarted the package upgrade and it continued from where it left off,
> with no mention of the aforementioned conflict.
> My question is how I can fix it so that I can shut down my machine using
> the Mate menu bar.  I can shut it down from Terminal, using:
> shutdown -h now
> I don't recall seeing anything about this on the mailing list.
> Any ideas?  Suggestions?  Thank you.
> B. M. Jatzeck

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