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Re: [K12OSN] securing wine



On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 11:08:12PM -0500, Jeremy White wrote:
> >> someone downloads.  Right now, downloading a windows executable gets me
> >> the option of "save to disk" or "run with wine".  I don't want the "run
> >> with wine" option, and I don't want users to be able to double-click on
> >> an exe.
> 
> That's just a mime handler option; it should be easy to change or mask.
> 
> I'm afraid I tend to know my way around the config files more than
> the GUI, but if you sign in as root, you should be able to get to
> a Mime type dialog, where you can configure that.  You may have to do it
> both for the browser and for the OS in general.
> 
> Of course, that will just obfuscate things, rather than prevent Wine's use,
> but it should be obfuscated enough to prevent most kids from giving it a go.

I'm ok w/ editing the config files, if you could tell me where they are.  

I don't need to make it absolutely impossible for someone to use wine,
but I'd prefer it not be possible to run wine through the GUI.

-Rob


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