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Re: [K12OSN] idle time logout



On Monday 21 May 2007 12:50:39 pm James P. Kinney III wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-05-21 at 11:24 -0500, Ray Garza wrote:
> > On Monday 21 May 2007 08:54:15 am James P. Kinney III wrote:
> > > autolog is an option:
> >
> > I've looked at autolog just this weekend but like you said it's only for
> > shell logons. I
> >
> > > http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=autolog
> > >
> > > I don't have a way (yet) to link it with xscreensaver but it will
> > > likely happen eventually. What needs to happen is to link this through
> > > xscreensaver and pam so a user has their files closed properly and then
> > > they are logged off. I'm thinking this should be tied to power
> > > management timings.
> >
> > I'm toying with the idea of creating a screensaver that does the logging
> > off but I haven't thought it all the way through yet. I'm sure there are
> > some obstacles to get through.
>
> Gnome has _something_ happening along the log-out lines using
> gnomescreensaver.
> http://www.gnome.org/~bmsmith/gconf-docs/C/gnome-screensaver.html
>
> It's not autologout yet...
>
This looks very promising. Gnome is the desktop that I'll be using here at the 
Library. I'll have to look at further when I have the time.

Thanks for the link.

 Ray Garza
Coordinator of Computer Services
Speer Memorial Library





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