[K12OSN] Setting a default, non-customizable desktop

Christopher K. Johnson ckjohnson at gwi.net
Sat Apr 3 23:12:32 UTC 2004

Peter Deakin wrote:

> Changing permissions on .gconf to 740  so that there is no write 
> access and changing ownership to root which prevents group and others 
> making any changes. This will stop anyone from changing backgrounds, 
> view rights and stops theme changes. I guess this might be too 
> restrictive so you could experiment with permissions on specific flies 
> in this directory to achieve what you want.
Of course a knowledgable user can simply delete .gconf since it is in 
what must remain a user writable directory - their home.

But it would at least prevent customization until someone figures that out.

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