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Prevent Accidental Shutdown/Reboot in Ubuntu

Jan 15, 2010, 22:32 (9 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Hungry Hacker for this link. ]

"If you are a command line geek then you would have often entered the wrong commands many times, some of which could lead to accidental shutdown/restart. Molly-Guard is a command line script which prevents you from accidentally shutting down or rebooting your Ubuntu system.

"It basically overrides the default system binaries of the shutdown, reboot, or halt processes. So once you try to reboot or shutdown your system form the command line it will prompt you to enter the hostname of your computer. Thus in this way you are prevented from accidental shutdown or reboot."

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