[K12OSN] Lockdown of users

Pete pvdw at criticalcontrol.com
Fri Oct 1 14:21:55 UTC 2004

norbert wrote:

> Hi,
> If when I create new users and their default profile is taken from 
> /etc/skel/ could I make custom entries in /etc/skel/ and chown all the 
> files to "admin" or "root" to prevent the little monsters from 
> modifiing their desktop, specifically removing icon and launch bar ?
> thks
> norbert
There is a lockdown section in the new gnome manual that will do this 
for you.
Or are you using KDE?
They have the same functionality.



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