RFC: Autostart spec, second draft

Mike Hearn m.hearn at signal.QinetiQ.com
Thu Jul 14 17:04:58 EEST 2005

  > This section of the spec specifically excludes admin-mandated 
> All the user has to do is create a file with the same name in his 
> $XDG_CONFIG_HOME dir with Hidden=true to turn the application off.

The admin can put a .desktop file in the users home directory but that 
they can't write to or delete, no?

> However, considering the fact that the application will be launched with 
> the user's privileges, he could just as well kill it after logon, so 
> admin-mandated autostarts could be rendered useless.

Well, you can get around that with SELinux if I understand correctly.

thanks -mike

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