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[K12OSN] Re: Kids shutting down Ubuntu LTSP server...how to prevent

> On 16/03/07, David Trask <dtrask vcsvikings org> wrote:
> > I'm asking this question on behalf of someone who came to me for help.  I
> > believe he is running an Ubuntu server running LTSP  (not Edubuntu)....and
> > he tells me that the kids have discovered that they can sleep, hibernate,
> > or even shutdown the server via Gnome.  (I think)  I know there is a fix
> > out there, but cannot remember what it is...I'm assuming it's something in
> > GDM.  Can any of you help?
> If you look at default shutdown command listing it shows :
> sudev base:~$ ls -al /sbin/shutdown
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 23976 2006-05-23 16:10 /sbin/shutdown
> I would chmod that to 750 Then only root or pepople with sudo right to
> root will be able to shut down. SImilarly for sleep / hibernate.

If you do wish to chmod the sleep/hibernate command away,
/usr/sbin/pmi is the file you want to chmod.


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