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Old 03-19-2007, 01:33 AM   #1
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Lock position of some GNOME desktop icons?


I want to have a few desktop icons that are permanent: locked in their place, can't easily be deleted. Other icons can be added, or moved around, but users must not be able to edit these. Any ideas how to pull this off?
 
Old 03-19-2007, 06:58 PM   #2
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My immediate assumption would be that the other users you would like to prevent from deleting the icons have their sudo priveleges off, thus they cannot do any root restricted actions. All you have to do then, I believe, is to give read only priveleges to the other users.
 
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My immediate assumption would be that the other users you would like to prevent from deleting the icons have their sudo priveleges off, thus they cannot do any root restricted actions. All you have to do then, I believe, is to give read only priveleges to the other users.
I am using Ubuntu, which has only one user, so maybe that is preventing that from working. I set it to have read only access for the user accounts, which puts a little lock icon on it, but you can still drag it to the garbage bin and delete it.
 
  


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