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Edit Power Menu

asked 2011-11-26 15:40:11 -0500

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updated 2011-12-03 17:51:53 -0500

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Is there a good way to edit the power menu?

I'm not a fan of the missing "Hibernate" option and having to hit alt to shutdown/restart.

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answered 2011-11-26 16:40:04 -0500

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Follow the below steps

# yum install gnome-tweak-tool

After the gnome-tweak-tool is installed please install the below gnome-shell extension

# yum install gnome-shell-extensions-alternative-status-menu

After installing it, Go to the folder /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions and copy user-theme and alternative status menu folders to ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/

After that open Gnome-tweak-tool and from Shell Extensions tab Switch the alternative-status-menu extension on and do a Alt+f2 then "r" to reload the Gnome Shell, and then you get your hibernate and Poweroff on the Power Menu.

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Incase after copying the folder to your .local you don't see those extensions in Gnome-tweak-tool then just do a gnome-shell reload as shown above.

SoumyaC gravatar imageSoumyaC ( 2011-11-26 16:41:23 -0500 )edit

For me this totally worked, can you try it again as for one time it crashed, I logged out and logged back in and it was fine.

SoumyaC gravatar imageSoumyaC ( 2011-11-26 23:43:56 -0500 )edit

Did you try it again ? For me it works without any issues !! It also crashed for me first time, but after restart still working like a charm.

SoumyaC gravatar imageSoumyaC ( 2011-12-01 04:01:59 -0500 )edit

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