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Old 11-22-2005, 11:47 AM   #1
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restrict a user's access to mail reading only?


Hi,

Just like the topic says, I have a user on my system who I just wanna allow the capability to read mail.. any ideas on how this could be done? Thanks in advance.
 
Old 11-22-2005, 12:32 PM   #2
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If you are running an X windows environment, fou could edit their ~/.xinitrc file to launch an email program as a login shell (meaning that when it is closed, they are logged out). By just having the email program in the foreground, when it is killed, the user will be logged out.

If you are using a console window, then have an email reader as the login shell for that user.
 
Old 11-22-2005, 02:54 PM   #3
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hey, thanks a bunch
 
  


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