Creating Login Banner in KDE 3.4

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Mon May 23 09:15:21 BST 2005

Joe Chimento wrote:
> Is there a way to create a login banner that a user has to achnowledge 
> before the system boots into Xorg?
> I have several machines I want to use as regular workstations, but the 
> company rule is that a banner has to be display which the user 
> acknowledges before logging in that the system may be monitored.
> Ideally, when KDE 3.4 starts up, a screen will pop up displaying the 
> company monitoring policy....the user will have to acknowledge this by 
> clicking on "yes" to continue the login process.
> How would I go about doing this?

Basically yes, but this isn't a programing tutorial.

Before the login dialog comes up, KDM runs a script:


Or you might have to set something in: kdmrc for it to run.  So, you can 
  add what you need to this script, it will do what you want.

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