"After two years of working with KDE, we think it is
now time to share the results of our efforts to create a restricted
KDE as part of our Linux-based thin client project that is now
nearing completion. A write-up of our design and strategy is
available as well as the patches that we used to customize KDE to
In a restricted desktop (kiosk-mode), the goal is to prevent the
opening a shell,
running arbitrary commands,
modifying files directly, or,
having a view to the filesystem.
the user can:
run applications provided by the administrators, and,
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