Locking down the desktop

Martin Woolley sysadmin at handsworth.bham.sch.uk
Wed Oct 5 10:36:35 BST 2005

On Tuesday 04 Oct 2005 19:06, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > You lock down the desktop using the documents at 
> > http://enterprise.kde.org/articles/ especially the articles "KDE Kiosk: 
> > Battening Down the Hatches" and "KDE: The Korporate Desktop Environment"
> > Having followed the suggestions there-in, you think well that's it, nobody 
> > will be able to change their wallpaper and then KDE applications allow 
> > to do it, there-by circumventing the corporate standard (well the school 
> > standard anyway).
> >
> > Specifically KolourPaint includes options on the file menu to save your
> > image as the wallpaper.  Also, if you drag an image from the Konqueror
> > file browser to the desktop, a pop up menu appears which includes an open
> > to set the wallpaper to the dragged image.
> Hmm, does it change the wallpaper after one chooses that option?
> If it doesn it could be considered a bug of KDesktop for accepting the
> change.

Yes it does change tha wallpaper, which is the point I was making.  If the 
desktop is lockdown, users should not be able to change their wallpaper.
Martin Woolley
ICT Support
Handsworth Grammar School
Isis Astarte Diana Hecate Demeter Kali Inanna

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