To completely disable command line access, you will need to
make configuration changes in a number of different
Set the disable_command_line gconf
key, which prevents the user from accessing the terminal or
specifying a command line to be executed
Disable the Command Line
Disable console switching by editing
Remove the menu
item from the
These steps are described below.
- Setting the disable_command_line gconf key
key by using GConf editor as
shown in Figure 4-6.
Setting this key also disables access to the
Run Application panel dialog.
Figure 4-6. Setting the disable_command_line
- Disabling the Command
Line (Mini Commander) applet
To disable this applet, you will need to add the applet
to the list of disabled applets. Refer to Section 4.3.1 Disabling Applets for
information on disabling applets.
- Disabling Console Switching
Access to all virtual consoles can be disabled by
adding a DontVTSwitch
option to the Serverflags
section in the X configuration
Option "DontVTSwitch" "yes"
- Removing the
menu item from the
The menu containing the menu item will automatically be
removed when all desktop icons are removed by unsetting
key. When this key is unset,
Nautilus no longer controls the
desktop. Refer to Section 4.6 Removing Desktop Icons for
instructions for unsetting this key.