KDE - How to disable the Switch User and Lock in Leave Menu ?
krammer at kde.org
Wed Mar 14 16:17:18 GMT 2018
On Mittwoch, 14. März 2018 17:11:57 CET Zaiwen Gong wrote:
> I have got it to work with the help from KDE enterprise developer!
Glad that tip turned out to be fruitful :-)
Thanks for reporting the solution here as well!
> First, the relevant file should be whatever kdeglobals file the command
> "kde4-config --path config" lists.
> Second, need to set the config to:
> *as well as*
> It is a bug in the underlying code, one of the many things that got
> fixed properly when they redid everything in Plasma5. It's much improved
> in this area.
> In my case, what I did was:
> 1. "*kde4-config --path config*" returns:
> 2. Go through all the folders and find two kdeglobals files:
> 3. Update *~/home/zaiwen/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals* with:
> [KDE Action Restrictions]
> 4. Update
> In this file, it contains one line which doesn't allow users to change
> KDE Action. Remove this line:
> *[KDE Action Restrictions][$i]*
> Now when I login, "Switch User" and "Lock" are removed from the Leave menu!
> Thanks a lot!
> On 03/13/18 10:04, Zaiwen Gong wrote:
> > Hi Kevin and René J.V. Bertin,
> > I did some tests.
> > With Plasma 5 (plasma-desktop-5.10.5-1.fc27.x86_64), I got it to work
> > by appending the following lines to my "*$HOME/.config/kdeglobals*":
> > [KDE Action Restrictions]
> > action/start_new_session=false
> > action/switch_user=false
> > action/lock_screen=false
> > But I can't get it to work with Plasma 4.10. I tried
> > $HOME/.config/kdeglobals", $HOME/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals,
> > ksmserverrc, plasma-desktoprc, plasma-desktop-appletsrc, none is
> > working.
> > Not sure if it is not supported in Plasma 4 or is it because I don't
> > install plasma 4 correctly?
> > Thanks,
> > Zaiwen
> > On 03/13/18 05:36, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> >> On Dienstag, 13. März 2018 10:30:53 CET René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> >>> On Monday March 12 2018 10:05:46 Kevin Krammer wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> [...]
> >>>> You could also try ksmserverrc or plasmarc
> >>>> Also consider asking at the KDE Enterprise mailinglist
> >>>> https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/enterprise
> >>>> It is used by sysadmins who manage KDE deployments and often discuss
> >>>> action
> >>>> restrictions.
> >>> I've often tried to configure the "Leave" menu so it never includes the
> >>> Suspend-to-Disk option. Same advice, or is that something I should
> >>> address
> >>> at a level below KDE?
> >> I would say generally same advice (ask on kde-enterprise), but if you
> >> want to disable it globally then there might indeed be a system level
> >> option.
> >> Zaiwen's problem was a bit different since only specific accounts should
> >> have the options disabled.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Kevin
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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