Archive for June 2009

Blocking user poweroff from gdm and gnome

June 5, 2009

We recently had a request from the User Support Unit to block users from doing a shutdown on machines in meeting rooms. The reason behind this is that the machines themselves are stored in locked cupboards, once they are powered off you need a key to open the cupboard and press the power button which […]

websvn diffs

June 5, 2009

I spent a while this morning trying to work out how to get websvn to show me specific diffs for a file. For the record you need a URL like this one. Replace /trunk/lcfg-om/om.cin with your chosen path in both places and then put your two different revision numbers.

om Improvements

June 5, 2009

Recently I have been working on extending the functionality of om, the tool used to invoke methods on LCFG components. Before adding new features I did some code review and tidying, which I have now documented.