Re: Privacy

On Thu, 2004-03-25 at 18:43 +0200, Tuomas Kuosmanen wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-03-17 at 19:41, Elijah Newren wrote:
> > different game from the panel menu.  He's gotten really good at this,
> > and I don't know how to teach him to not close windows.  Sure, I can
> > just tell him he can't use the computer, but I would rather not be
> > restricted from occasionally allowing him to do so (nor do I want to be
> > restricted in what I have to do in order to allow him to safely play for
> > a few minutes).
> One thing to possibly trick a happy kid to not destroy everything is to
> move to the "kids room" - away from your other stuff: start the game on
> a separate virtual desktop and hide the pager. This might work at least
> a bit, of course it doesn't protect anything for real, but maybe a bit
> of "security by obscurity" could work with the nephew? :)

Yes, hiding the pager would be necessary.  But I would also have to
figure out how to disable logging out, since he's quite adept at that.
So, it's a possible workaround but I still think fast user switching
would be far better, if it's possible.


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