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Re: [K12OSN] USB drive & screen lock questions



 On 10/13/2010 3:15 PM, Dan Young wrote:
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 9:31 AM, Phydeaux<reb taco com>  wrote:
-- The screen saver timeout is set to 5 minutes after which it locks the
screen.  This drives the students and teachers crazy.  Is there a way to set
this centrally?  I've tried gconf-editor but it only applied the settings to
the account I was working in.
As root:
gconf-editor
File, New Defaults Window

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Try something like this:

#!/bin/bash
gconftool-2 --direct \
    --config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory \
    --type bool \
    --set /apps/gnome-screensaver/idle_activation_enabled true
gconftool-2 --direct \
    --config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory \
    --type bool \
    --set /apps/gnome-screensaver/lock_enabled false
gconftool-2 --direct \
    --config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory \
    --type string \
    --set /apps/gnome-screensaver/mode blank-only
gconftool-2 --direct \
    --config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory \
    --type int \
    --set /apps/gnome-screensaver/idle_delay 10
gconftool-2 --direct \
    --config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.defaults \
    --type bool \
    --set /apps/gnome-power-manager/lock_on_blank_screen false
gconftool-2 --direct \
    --config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.defaults \
    --type bool \
    --set /apps/gnome-power-manager/lock_use_screensaver_settings false
gconftool-2 --direct \
    --config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory \
    --type bool \
    --set /apps/panel/global/locked_down true



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Regards
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Gerald Drouillard
Technology Architect
Drouillard&  Associates, Inc.
http://www.Drouillard.biz


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