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Old 08-07-2007, 04:16 AM   #1
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Linux Terminal Session Time Out

Hey guyz,

I am using a putty terminal.. but if the terminal is idle for like 5 min
how do i set it to time out?
Old 08-07-2007, 05:00 AM   #2
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Re:Putty Timeout

The timeout value can't be set on per application or per session basis i guess...

For further info refer
Old 08-07-2007, 07:48 AM   #3
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In the .bash_profile file of the user append the following :
export TMOUT
TMOUT value is in seconds.


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