Linux.com: How to Keep Users from Messing Up Their Desktops
Jun 20, 2006, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"While I prefer allowing every user to customize his system,
some managers may want to keep users from messing up a standard
configuration. There are two basic approaches to this process.
First, you can disable access to the key tools. Second, you can
change ownership and permissions on associated configuration files
to prevent changes by regular users.
"The KDE desktop configuration is driven by both default and
individual configuration files. Naturally, what you do depends on
what you want to customize; do you want a standard desktop for just
a few users or for every user on your network...?"