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When I click Indicator Applet Session --> Restart, the following prompt appears:


Can I cause this to appear from the command line?

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/usr/lib/indicator-session/gtk-logout-helper -r will do it.

Note that this is not the upstream GNOME restart dialog; it's specific to indicator-session. You'd invoke the GNOME one with gnome-session-save --shutdown-dialog.

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