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"Todd O'Bryan" 02-06-2011 01:11 AM

Easy way to disable screen lock? (Was: Profile management (Edubuntu 10.10))
 
Thanks very much! I'll run this first thing Monday morning.

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 8:32 PM, Marc Gariépy <gariepy.marc@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Todd,
>
> For thin client you can disable lock screen using the following command:
>
> sudo gconftool-2 --direct --config-source
> * *xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory --set --type
> * *boolean /desktop/gnome/lockdown/disable_lock_screen True
> * */apps/panel/global/disable_lock_screen True
>
> This will disable the lock screen for every users as a mandatory setting
> so they won't be able to re-activate it.
>
> Marc
>
> On Sat, 2011-02-05 at 15:33 -0500, Todd O'Bryan wrote:
>> My biggest grief is the number of times I have to slay student
>> accounts when students have left the lab but forgotten to log out. Is
>> there an easy way to turn that off for accounts that are logged on
>> through thin clients, or do I have to go through the whole profile
>> management system?
>>
>> Todd
>
>

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"Todd O'Bryan" 02-08-2011 08:18 PM

Easy way to disable screen lock? (Was: Profile management (Edubuntu 10.10))
 
This worked like a charm.

I've added it to the Community Docs page.

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 9:11 PM, Todd O'Bryan <toddobryan@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks very much! I'll run this first thing Monday morning.
>
> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 8:32 PM, Marc Gariépy <gariepy.marc@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello Todd,
>>
>> For thin client you can disable lock screen using the following command:
>>
>> sudo gconftool-2 --direct --config-source
>> * *xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory --set --type
>> * *boolean /desktop/gnome/lockdown/disable_lock_screen True
>> * */apps/panel/global/disable_lock_screen True
>>
>> This will disable the lock screen for every users as a mandatory setting
>> so they won't be able to re-activate it.
>>
>> Marc
>>
>> On Sat, 2011-02-05 at 15:33 -0500, Todd O'Bryan wrote:
>>> My biggest grief is the number of times I have to slay student
>>> accounts when students have left the lab but forgotten to log out. Is
>>> there an easy way to turn that off for accounts that are logged on
>>> through thin clients, or do I have to go through the whole profile
>>> management system?
>>>
>>> Todd
>>
>>
>

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