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Re: [trinity-users] configuration of tde-menu

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:15:18 -0800

On Tuesday 23 June 2015 08:13:19 am Rolf Schmidt wrote:
> Hi Lisi (et al)
>
> > On Monday 22 June 2015 22:18:16 Greg Madden wrote:
> >> On Monday 22 June 2015 03:18:38 am Rolf Schmidt wrote:
> >>> Hello everybody out there,
> >>>
> >>> I have a jessi with tde R14.01 - i.e. from Sláveks repository - running
> >>> on a computer with a touch screen. TDE is very nice for this
> >>> environment, because every thing could be scaled so it can be used with
> >>> finger touch.
> >>>
> >>> My question or problem is, I would like to remove the menu item "lock
> >>> session" because i can't give the needed passwort for unlocking with
> >>> the screen-keyboard xvkbd.
> >>>
> >>> How can I configure the TDE-menu for this purpose?
> >>>
> >>> Many thanks for (expected) help
> >>>
> >>> Rolf
> >>>
> >>> PS: A howto for KDE 3.x did not help - nameing problems?
> >>
> >> I just noticed menu edit does not include the "actions" potion of
> >> TDE-memu, hmmm no idea here, how to procede.
> >>
> >> Do you use "Screen Saver"? screen saver in the Control Center appears to
> >> offer a choice on 'locks', not a 'completely disable and never use it on
> >> my display" feature though.
> >
> > I can't understand this.  The only time I have had a system lock
> > automatically was when I had forgotten to turn locking off in the
> > screensaver.  Other than that, my system has only locked when I have
> > accidentally locked it, which has happened, so far as I can remember,
> > once in 12 years.  Why/how is your system locking against your will?
>
> I'll try to explain again.
>
> There is a touch screen computer, which should (as far as possible) only
> handled with a screen keybord (xvkbd).
>
> I enlarged the window decoratation and the fonts to use but my big
> fingers (in germany we call this "Wurstfinger" (migth be translated to
> "sausages fingers") to offen touch the "lock session" entry instead of
> the shut down entry. Then I have no onscreen keyboard to give the
> password to unlock the session.
>
> Because there is no session locking needed I don't need the menu entry
> either.
>
> So once again my question (perhaps the programmers can help) where is
> the confiuration for this part of the TDE-Menu or what has to be written
> where, to disable the entry.
>
> Rolf

+1 for Dr. Klepp and Jonseys solution. 

I have unwanted screen-lock situaions, I thought I might be pushing the lock 
screen by accident, but since I rarely log out or shut down my issue is 
different, same solution....renaming /opt/trinity/bin/kdesktop_lock 
to /opt/trinity/bin/kdesktop_lock.bk.
-- 

Greg M