[K12OSN] Automatic user logout script?

Petre Scheie petre at maltzen.net
Fri Dec 8 14:09:47 UTC 2006

How about this:

for ID in $(awk -F: '$3 >= 500 {print $1}')
pkill $ID

Put this into a file, make it executable (chmod +x), and then set root's crontab to run 
it at, say 5pm.  Fedora defaults to starting user UID numbers at 500 and going up from 
there, so we avoid killing any system processes.


Jim Anderson wrote:
> Is there a script available to automatically log out users at the end of
> the day from K12LTSP?  I have users that tend to leave while still
> logged in.  Relatedly, is there a way to force a logout remotely from a
> terminal prompt as root?
> K12LTSP v.5.0
> Dell Pentium D 2.8 GHz, 2 GB RAM
> 24 GX1 clients
> Jim
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