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Date:      Wed, 23 Jan 2002 14:43:14 -0800
From:      Johnson David <>
To:        Ton Spaan <>, freebsd-newbies@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: My first installation ;-) with a problem :-(
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201c1a45e$a712e900$98e8a33e@TON3>
References:  <000201c1a45e$a712e900$98e8a33e@TON3>

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On Wednesday 23 January 2002 02:38 pm, Ton Spaan wrote:
> Hi there,
> I just installed my first FreeBSD server. I'ts so easy.
> But  can't get it shut down.
> I'm able to log in as Root but what is the command to shut down.

Log in as root and type "shutdown -h now". As a server that's all you'll ever 
need. As a desktop client I find kdm to very convenient as it allows normal 
users to log off. Read the kdm instructions very carefully first before 
enabling this on a remotely accessible box.


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