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Old 07-12-2006, 02:19 PM   #1
rsmccain
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How to launch a basic YES/NO app. when user logs in?


When we login to our corporate network, a Netware script is run that uses some basic VB to pop up a dialog box that says "This computer is for business use only.... blah.."

"Do you Accept? Yes/NO"

If the user clicks YES the computer continues to load Windows, if the user clicks NO, the computer shuts downs.

How would I accomplish this on a SLES10 desktop running Gnome? I'm not asking for anyone to write the script for me. A few pointers on the files that should be modified and should we use perl, bash, etc?

Thanks..
 
Old 07-12-2006, 03:28 PM   #2
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There's actually a method for this built into gdm (the graphical login manager). I believe on Debian the files you need to edit are /etc/gdm/gdm.conf and /etc/gdm/InfoMsgFile. Just put your text in InfoMsgFile and uncomment the appropriate line in gdm.conf (mine reads InfoMsgFile=/etc/gdm/InfoMsgFile).
 
  


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