Show the shutdown button in the status menu while screen is locked
This would provide a well-known way to initiate an emergency shutdown.
#1 Updated by segfault over 1 year ago
I took a look at this and found this code line which is responsible for disabling the shutdown button while the screen is locked:
It is hard coded into gnome-shell and not configurable, so I don't see a way to implement this other than patching gnome-shell - and I'm not sure if it's worth that effort.