Red Hat Desktop

Deployment Guide

Table of Contents
1. Document Conventions
2. Activate Your Subscription
2.1. Provide a Red Hat Login
2.2. Provide Your Subscription Number
2.3. Connect Your System
3. We Need Feedback!
1. Configuration Overview: The GConf System
1.1. Background: Configuration Sources
1.2. Setting System-Wide Default and Mandatory Preferences
1.2.1. Using GConf Editor
1.2.2. Using the gconftool-2 Utility
2. Configuring the Panel
2.1. Panel Configuration
2.1.1. Configuration Layout
2.1.2. Default Configuration
2.1.3. Modifying the Default Configuration
3. Menu Editing and Configuration
3.1. Overview of the Menu System
3.2. Removing Menu Items for Individual Users
3.3. Removing Submenus for Individual Users
3.4. Removing Menu Items for All Users
3.5. Removing System Menus for All Users
4. Locking Down the Desktop: Disabling GNOME Desktop Features
4.1. Disabling Lock Screen and Log Out
4.2. Disabling [Ctrl]-[Alt]-[Delete]
4.2.1. Window Manager Configuration
4.2.2. System-Level Configuration
4.2.3. Disabling [Ctrl]-[Alt]-[Backspace]
4.3. Locking Down the Panel
4.3.1. Disabling Applets
4.4. Disabling Command Line Access
4.5. Restricting the Number of Workspaces
4.6. Removing Desktop Icons
4.7. Other Kiosk-related Configuration Tasks
4.7.1. Preventing Automounting of Drives
4.7.2. Disabling Printing Functionality
4.7.3. Disabling File Saving
4.7.4. Disabling Application Force Quit
4.7.5. Locking Down Preferences for the Firefox Web Browser
4.7.6. Automatic Login for Public Kiosks
5. Remote Desktop Access
5.1. Allowing Access
5.1.1. Gaining Remote Administrative Access
5.2. Connecting Using vncviewer
5.3. Connecting Using Terminal Server Client
5.3.1. Connecting to a Remote Linux Desktop
5.3.2. Connecting to a Remote Windows Desktop