Tag: disable

Linux Bug: Disable Framebuffer Nvidia free Driver Nouveau for hanging xserver-xorg (for Servers)

Problem: Nouveau the free Version of the Nvidia Display Driver crash if you switch to Console or kill the xserver-xorg.Its enabled by default inside the KERNEL!! this WAS NOT DEFAULT at last DECADES!! (DEBIAN 3.0-5.0 never used it!, cause bugs and hanging Servers) Solution: echo 'blacklist nouveau' > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nouveau.conf then edit with $sudo nano /etc/default/grub # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_TIMEOUT=5 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian` GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="noquiet nouveau.nomodeset=0" #on Ubuntu set "nomodeset noplymouth" … update grub Loader with sudo update-grub2 REMARK: THIS MUST BE USED AT SERVERS FOR […]

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Kiosk Mode

If you run your PC as Family PC for Kids or Public PC you have to make some changes: Step: – Setup Ubuntu 10.04 with alternate Disk! – select XDM as Login Manager by default!! – go /etc/init folder as root – edit control-alt-delete.conf and disable reboot without login – go /etc/acpi make chmod 000 on powerbtn.sh hibernation.sh lidbtn.sh to prevent unwanted shutdown – make #sudo aptitude remove gnome-power-manager to prevent unwanted standby by all users – test forced shutdowns pressing all buttons at menu – optional add autologin at login manger for a user without “sudo” rights – optional […]

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx disable hide REBOOT SHUTDOWN STANDBY SUSPEND GNOME SYSTEM MENU SECURE KIOSK MODE

Problem: If you install ubuntu 10.04 Desktop by default every user can shutdown,reboot,hibernate or standby a PC If you want to disable this make: – install gdm2conf from the ppa channel to customize hide System Menu at Login GDM2 Manager – create custom Gnome System Menu Policy against User shutdown,reboot,hibernate or standby. Steps: create new policy file: #sudo touch /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/custom-menu.pkla edit new policy: #nano nano /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/custom-menu.pkla insert into: [Disable suspend] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.devicekit.power.suspend ResultActive=no ResultAny=no [Disable hibernate] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.devicekit.power.hibernate ResultActive=no ResultAny=no [Disable shutdown] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.consolekit.system.stop ResultActive=no ResultAny=no [Disable reboot] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.consolekit.system.restart ResultActive=no ResultAny=no reboot and try! To disable CTRL-ALT-DEL REBOOT edit […]

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Kiosk Mode

If you run your PC as Family PC for Kids or Public PC you have to make some changes: Step: Setup Ubuntu 10.04 with alternate Disk! select XDM as Login Manager by default!! go /etc/init folder as root edit control-alt-delete.conf and disable reboot without login go /etc/acpi make chmod 000 on powerbtn.sh hibernation.sh lidbtn.sh to prevent unwanted shutdown make #sudo aptitude remove gnome-power-manager to prevent unwanted standby by all users test forced shutdowns pressing all buttons at menu optional add autologin at login manger for a user without “sudo” rights optional add to startup the opera -kioskmode Browser Command (fullscreen […]

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx disable hide REBOOT SHUTDOWN STANDBY SUSPEND GNOME SYSTEM MENU SECURE KIOSK MODE

Problem: If you install ubuntu 10.04 Desktop by default every user can shutdown,reboot,hibernate or standby a PC If you want to disable this make: – install gdm2conf from the ppa channel to customize hide System Menu at Login GDM2 Manager – create custom Gnome System Menu Policy against User shutdown,reboot,hibernate or standby. Steps: create new policy file: #sudo touch /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/custom-menu.pkla edit new policy: #nano nano /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/custom-menu.pkla insert into: [Disable suspend] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.devicekit.power.suspend ResultActive=no ResultAny=no [Disable hibernate] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.devicekit.power.hibernate ResultActive=no ResultAny=no [Disable shutdown] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.consolekit.system.stop ResultActive=no ResultAny=no [Disable reboot] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.consolekit.system.restart ResultActive=no ResultAny=no reboot and try! To disable CTRL-ALT-DEL REBOOT edit […]