[CentOS] How to disable screen locking system-wide?

Thu Jan 20 12:55:25 UTC 2011
Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>

>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
>Behalf Of Tom H
>Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2011 1:03 PM
>To: CentOS mailing list
>Subject: Re: [CentOS] How to disable screen locking system-wide?
>In our environment, leaving your desk without locking your
>computer/screen is punished with a disciplinary hearing and three such
>hearings result in dismissal. Having one person using another's
>account is considered a security risk.

Sounds kinda' harsh. May I ask what industry this is in?

>I don't know the exact path but you can use gconftool-2 (or
>gconf-editor as a GUI) to set the screensaver not to lock (and mimick
>doing so by changing the screensaver preferences in

That's a per-user setting you describe, right?

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