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:

  1. Setup Ubuntu 10.04 with alternate Disk!
  2. select XDM as Login Manager by default!!
  3. go /etc/init folder as root
  4. edit control-alt-delete.conf and disable reboot without login
  5. go /etc/acpi make chmod 000 on powerbtn.sh hibernation.sh lidbtn.sh to prevent unwanted shutdown
  6. make
    #sudo aptitude remove gnome-power-manager
    to prevent unwanted standby by all users
  7. test forced shutdowns pressing all buttons at menu
  8. optional add autologin at login manger for a user without „sudo“ rights
  9. optional add to startup the
    opera -kioskmode
    Browser Command (fullscreen Opera to hide Desktop to prevent users to reach files on the system)