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How to enable shutdown and reboot for a normal user in Debian Jessie

Although I use Windows as well and our blog has primarily been about Windows so far, I also use Linux regularly. I just installed Debian Jessie on my work PC and noticed that none of the shutdown actions work from the GUI. The Desktop Environment I've installed is Mate, the fork of the good old Gnome 2. Every time I try to execute some shutdown action, the system requests for the root password. In this article, I would like to share with you an easy way to get it working and get rid of the root password request.
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