Pessulus- A lockdown editor for Gnome to limit users functionality access | Ubuntu

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Pessulus is a lockdown editor that allows administrators to easily disable certain features of the GNOME desktop, it lets you create a profile that limits a user to a set of application that a system administrator allows. With Pesulus for example, you can disable access to printer, command line, cd rom…




Installation:

For Ubuntu you can install Pessulus from Ubuntu software center


Or via command line for Ubuntu/Debian/LinuxMint :

sudo apt-get install pessulus

- For Fedora :

yum install pessulus

You can access to lockdown fromSystem –> Administration–>Lockdown editor

As you can see in the screenshot bellow, Pessulus provides four main groups for locking specific sets of applications — Main, Panel, Epiphany Web browser, and GNOME screensaver. Each group allows an administrator to limit a specific set of software or functions.



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