KDE System Administration/Kiosk/Keys

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This article contains a listing of known keys that can be used with Kiosk and what they do. How to actually use these keys and other capabilities of Kiosk such as URL restrictions, creating assigning profiles, etc. is covered in the Introduction to Kiosk article.

Contents

Application Action Restrictions

KCalc

Konqueror and Desktop

Konsole

KWin

Panels

Using D-Bus To Find More Actions

Authorizing .desktop Files

File Dialog

Printing

Resource Restrictions

Screensavers

In kdeglobals in the [KDE Action Restrictions] group:

opengl_screensavers
defines whether OpenGL screensavers are allowed to be used.
manipulatescreen_screensavers
defines whether screensavers that manipulate an image of the screen (e.g. moving chunks of the screen around) are allowed to be used.

Automatic Log-out

In kscreensaverrc:

[ScreenSaver] AutoLogout=true AutoLogoutTimeout=600

The timeout is the time in seconds that the user must be idle for before the logout process is automatically started. Be careful with this capability as it can lead to data loss if the user has unsaved files open.

Session Capability Restrictions

autologout goes here as


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