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

Thu Jan 20 13:03:34 UTC 2011
Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com>

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 7:55 AM, Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se> wrote:
>>-----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?

Yes but someone's posted a global gconftool-2 recipe.