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Re: [K12OSN] Disabling screen saver?



Thank you, Petre.  I'm going to try this out next week when I'm back at
the room.

Jim

On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 08:21 -0600, Petre Scheie wrote:
> To turn off the password lock on the screensaver, install the gconf-editor ('yum install 
> gconf-editor').  Then, in gconf-editor, go to apps->gnome-screensaver, uncheck 
> 'lock_enabled'.  Then, right-click on lock_enabled and choose 'mandatory' to force this 
> change on all users.  If you make it 'default' it will set it that way as the default, 
> but it won't prevent some smart-alec kid from turning the lock on his screensaver back 
> on; 'mandatory' prevents this.
> 
> To remotely logout users, run fl_teachertool.  Note that you have to do a tiny bit of 
> configuration to allow anyone other than root to logout users.  Google for teachertool 
> and you'll get Robert Arkiletian's page that includes the steps to set that up (he wrote 
> it).
> 
> Petre
> 
> 
> 
> Jim Anderson wrote:
> > Is there a way to globally disable the screensavers for all users in
> > K12LTSP?  Some of my users leave the computer room without logging out
> > and other users cannot log in unless the terminal is rebooted.  I would
> > like to also remotely log out users so that there is not promlem with
> > locked files/runaway processes that cause problems for other users.
> > 
> > K12LTSP v.5.0
> > Dell Pentium D 2.8 GHz, 2 GB RAM
> > 24 GX1 clients
> > 
> > Jim
> > 
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