Limiting Users Altering Desktop

Lee Braiden lee_b at
Mon Oct 17 16:03:31 UTC 2005

On Monday 17 October 2005 13:26, Piltdownster wrote:
> We are introducing Ubuntu Linux in a training centre and need to prevent
> users from adding/deleting desktop components/programs etc. Is this
> achievable?

KDE (see Kubuntu) has a pretty comprehensive "kiosk" feature for this.  You 
can also write-protect the gconf settings files, I think, but that would be 
awkward.  I *think* I recall seeing something a while back on about a similar kiosk tool for gnome.  Could be mistaken, 

Lee Braiden

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