On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 12:03:27PM +0000, Ger Hooton wrote:
> Thanks to all for your help.
> Just to put this in perspective, I have a machine in an open lab that
> some users use remotely via ssh [but only from the LAN]. From time to
> time users in the lab shut it down. I don't thinks this is malicious,
> just some users would be in the habit of shutting when they finished
> with the system. So I was thinking that if there was something I could
> do just to make things less easy to shutdown then I should. Bottom line,
> I will just pin a note in the labs asking users not to shutdown.
mentions a few more options. There's an out-of-date link for "locking
down the gnome desktop" in RHEL4, which is now here:
The last post in that thread also includes a change to
/etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf that will apparently remove the shutdown/reboot
options in the login screen and logout dialog.
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