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NoOp glgxg at
Wed Nov 5 19:54:42 UTC 2008

On 11/05/2008 10:22 AM, Chris Mohler wrote:

> Have you tried pessulus?  I've never used it, but it seems to fit the
> bill.  It should be in the repos:
> $ aptitude show pessulus
> [...]
> Description: lockdown editor for GNOME
>  pessulus enables the system administrator to set mandatory settings in GConf,
>  which apply to all users, restricting what they can do, which may be of
>  particular usefulness for kiosks (internet cafes, for example).
>  Examples of what can be locked down are the panels (no changes in the panel
>  configuration are allowed, locking their position and their contents), some of
>  their functions individually (disabling screen locking and log out), the web
>  browser (disabling specific protocols, arbitrary URLs, forcing the user to be
>  in fullscreen mode), among many others.
> Chris

pessulus works well. You'll find it in System|Administration|Lockdown
Editor after install.

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