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Re: [opensuse] Soc@2006: User Restrictions (not Child Protection).
  • From: Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett <dmacvicar@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 14:17:31 +0200
  • Message-id: <200605021417.31130.dmacvicar@xxxxxxx>
On Sunday 30 April 2006 03:05, Peter Flodin wrote:
> In a Microsoft Windows domain there is something called Global Policy,
> which means on a per user and per machine, I could lock down all sort
> of settings. eg I could hide control panels, Internet Explorer,
> ability to get to a command line, various system rights etc by just
> checking boxes. And it would apply to my selection of users and/or
> computers in the network.
>
> I am well aware that many of these restriction can be setup in Linux,
> but there is no central tool (that I am aware of) that I can use to do
> this. eg define these group of settings, restrictions, application
> settings and apply them to these Users.
>
> Peter "Pflodo" Flodin

That is called KDE's kiosk, and the GUI to edit that is called kiosk editor
http://extragear.kde.org/apps/kiosktool/

article:
http://enterprise.kde.org/articles/kiosk-lp.php

tutorial
http://developer.kde.org/documentation/tutorials/kiosk/index.html

Duncan

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