Disabling fast user switching and guest access in Gnome

Posted on 3 July 2010 by Paolo Bernardi

I’m still trying to tame my Ubuntu 10.04; today I wished to disable two Gnome features that I’ve never used: fast user switching and guest access.

In order to do that you need to install gconf-editor, if you havn’t done that already; by using it you can then enable the following variable:


By the way, under /desktop/gnome/lockdown there are some other variables that could be used to achieve some kind of kiosk configuration, even if they aren’t too many at all.

I found the information in this post of ubuntuforums.org; thank you guys!

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