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NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux.

1.8. Logging Out

1.8.1. Graphical Logout

To log out your graphical desktop session, select Actions (the second menu on the top panel) => Log Out.

When the confirmation dialog appears as shown in Figure 1-19, select the Logout option and click the OK button. To save the configuration of your desktop, as well as any programs which are running, check the Save current setup option.

Figure 1-19. Logout Confirmation

1.8.2. Virtual Console Logout

If you are not using the X Window System, and you logged in at the console, type exit or [Ctrl] -[D] to log out of the console session.

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