Re: [sabayon] Session time-out and clean-up with Sabayon and Pessulus?
- From: angel bosch <abosch brujulatelecom com>
- To: Sean Hammond <sean hammond gmail com>
- Cc: sabayon-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [sabayon] Session time-out and clean-up with Sabayon and Pessulus?
- Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 13:19:28 +0200
in most cases, mandatory means that users just can't change it, they
can't access those specific options.
El dj 15 de 06 del 2006 a les 11:38 +0100, en/na Sean Hammond va
> Quick follow up, readng the Sabayon manual, it seems it allows me to
> set many user settings as either 'default' or 'mandatory'. Does
> mandatory mean that even if the user changes the setting, it will be
> re-applied when they next login?
> That would help a lot, allowing us to set the background, panel
> configuration, browser settings etc. etc. as we want. We're basically
> interested in GNOME settings and Firefox settings, and not really
> bothered about other apps. There's still the question of logging them
> out after 20 minutes, and deleting any files they create in the users
> homedir, which sounds like maybe a job for pessulus.
> On 6/15/06, Sean Hammond <sean hammond gmail com> wrote:
> > Hello Sabayon,
> > I'm managing a small, public Internet access setup using Ubuntu/GNOME
> > in a cafe here in Edinburgh*. There are two things that really annoy
> > us:
> > 1. You're only supposed to use our computers for 20 mins at a time to
> > let other people have a try, but some people will persistently hog
> > them for a long time, and most customers are too polite to ask.
> > 2. Many people will download documents to the desktop, change the
> > desktop background, change the icons, and otherwise try to be smart
> > with us, so someone has to keep checking and correcting changes.
> > There was a thread on edubuntu-devel** that discussed a session
> > time-out and integrated desktop clean-up feature for GNOME, and Corey
> > Burger suggested we might be able to script something in Python using
> > Sabayon and Pessulus.
> > I searched this mailing list archive (didn't take long!), so now I'm
> > getting in touch with Sabayon. Basically, I'm interested in
> > implementing a 20-minute session timeout with warnings and integrated
> > session clean-up. I've read the Sabayon page and the Pessulus page
> > (and this email is also going to Vincent of pessulus) and now I'm
> > getting in touch and asking for some pointers to get started on this.
> > Thanks for any help!
> > * Specifically, the Forest Cafe: http://www.theforest.org.uk/
> > ** This thread:
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/edubuntu-devel/2006-May/001482.html
> > --
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SeanHammond
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