Tag: shutdown

Debian Ubuntu Update Script with Switch OFF after update

Problem: I f you work on you PC daily Patches must be checked and installed. At Debian / Ubuntu the Gnome-Update-Manager does this. But there is NO Shutdown possible after update. Solution: – create Script #sudo nano /root/upgrade-off.sh add inside: apt-get update           //for update Patches Database PC apt-get dist-upgrade -y         //install Patches automatic apt-get clean      //cleanup PC /sbin/init 0      //shutdown PC automatic or reboot Server = init 6 exit You can now after work set it to crontab or start manual by #sudo sh /root/upgrade-off.sh On Servers name it upgrade-reboot.sh and set root cron to run the job @hourly/@daily

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 […]