El Domingo 03 Febrero 2008, Peter Rottengatter escribió: > Hi, > > I'm puzzled by this mystery, and not even a complete (not small) Linux User > Group was able to help me. > > I want to prevent ordinary users of KDE (3.5) to shut down the machine > after logout. When they log out they get that dialog showing Konqui > sleeping in a moon crescent, when choosing the shutdown option the machine > goes down. I'm not sure about the background mechanisms involved, but this > is what I did: > > There is this option in the session manager in the control center to switch > off that dialog. No use because any user can re-enable it, no root passwort > needed. > > There is that option in the login manager in the control center that > specifies which users are allowed to shut down. This one irritates me, > because when clicking to the login manager it initially shows me the option > being set to "Everybody", but when giving the root passwort in order to be > able to change it, it automatically switches over to "Nobody". But > regardless what it is set to ordinary KDE users can shut down when logging > out. > > I've learned the actual shut down action is performed by the display > manager. I do not use kdm, in fact it is not even installed. I use gdm, and > in oder to prevent it from accepting user commands to shut down I inserted > the following lines into /etc/gdm/gdm.conf: > # Don't allow shutdown on logout > AllowLogoutActions= > According to the gdm docs this should disable user shutdown. > > None of these things disallowed shut down by KDE users. > > Forgive me if you're the wrong address here but I ran out of clues and no > one else I asked was able to help. I'm not subscribed to this mailing list > so please add my From: address to the recipients. > > Thanks a lot in advance. > > Peter > > Version information: Debian AMD64 somewhere between Sarge and Etch, KDE > core 5:45, kdelibs 4:3.5.5a.dfsg.1-3, gdm 184.108.40.206-1sarge2 I guess that will be a gdm option, but there I can't help you because I use kdm. Perhaps you should ask in a gnome list, as gdm is part of the gnome project. Regards, Damian.- -- Gabardinas "Windows 95". Se cuelgan solas. Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer http://perezmeyer.com.ar/ #bblug irc.freenode.net
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