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Old 11-20-2004, 03:51 PM   #1
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windows xp style logon

I'm using slackware for some time now but there is still one thing bothering me really badly.

I want to use a windows xp style logon.

What I mean by this is the following:
I want to be able to leave my GUI programs running (stuff in KDE or Gnome) while my family is doing their stuff. Side by side, so they can't acces my desktop and programs and I can't acces theirs.
When you want to switch you can click "other user" button or something. You get the point, just like in windows xp.

Is there a tool which enables these functions?

Greetz Maego
Old 11-21-2004, 09:07 AM   #2
Registered: May 2004
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I think (tho I'm not totally sure) if you did a nohup on X and it's programs then logged off they woudl continue, I'm not totally sure if that would stop them accessing it with ctrl+F7, but you could lock the X session with xscreensaver then run a seperate X session for them on a different display (such as the one on F8)


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