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Old 02-22-2005, 10:44 PM   #1
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Automatic Logout after inactivity from KDE

Automatic Logout after inactivity from KDE Suse 9.2
In a shared workstation situation (at home) it would be nice to have all users logout of KDE automatically after a period of inactivity (like Windows XP), and return the display to the logon screen. Is there a way for root to modify each user profile, or is there a global setting? Sorry for such a basic question; I am having trouble finding on this site as well as SUSE.

Old 02-23-2005, 12:09 AM   #2
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It was actually pretty difficult for me to find this. I recommend you bookmark it, or you may never see it again.
Automatic Logout
  	 Since KDE 3.4 it is possible to automatically logout users that have been idle
  	 for a certain period of time.
  	 WARNING: Be careful with this option, logging out a user may result in dataloss!
  	 In kdesktoprc you can use the following entry to enable automatic logout:
  	 The AutoLogoutTimeout is the time in seconds that the user has to be idle before
  	 his session is logged out.
Old 02-23-2005, 01:28 AM   #3
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that's a pretty nice feature, too bad it's not available in kde 3.3.2.


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