[Mageia-dev] xguest and the display manager

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Mon Feb 20 17:12:41 CET 2012

Olav Vitters skrev 20.2.2012 17:30:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 04:01:46PM +0100, Guillaume Rousse wrote:
>> In order to have a 'guest user', which usually means a passwordless
>> user, you don't need any additional software, you just need to
>> configure your computer. Hence my point than using a package to
>> automatically performing those configuration changes doesn't make
>> sense, and than either a plain documentation, or another fancy
>> configuration wizard would work as well.
> I agree that you don't want a package. But no problem with a checkbox
> somewhere which does the right thing (configuring, etc). I think the
> "System Settings" in GNOME allows you to easily setup a new account, so
> IMO, functionality is not needed..

Actually the "nice" feature with the xguest package is that it restricts 
the user to /home/xguest and that it is on a tmpfs, so
no crap gets left behind...


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