SOLVED! remove Root Terminal from the menu

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SOLVED! remove Root Terminal from the menu

Postby ccc on Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:56 pm

hi

Howto remove "Root Terminal" from the LXDE menu?
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Re: remove Root Terminal

Postby xenopeek on Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:34 pm

How to edit the menu is covered in seppalta's LXDE guide IIRC; linked from here viewtopic.php?f=175&t=90201.
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Re: remove Root Terminal

Postby ccc on Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:55 pm

Vincent Vermeulen wrote:How to edit the menu is covered in seppalta's LXDE guide IIRC; linked from here viewtopic.php?f=175&t=90201.


Thx, but still cannot find howto remove Root Terminal from the LXDE menu.

My main problem is, I try to create a linux client, but if someone opens Root Terminal then he/she can put 'su' command without password and change system files.
Knows anyone howto secure Root Terminal, for example to ask for root password?
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Re: remove or secure Root Terminal

Postby xenopeek on Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:11 am

I don't have LXDE here right now, but are you perchance running this from the installation CD/DVD/USB? That is set up to never ask for your password to elevate your privileges to root. After installation, I can't imagine you could elevate to root without giving your password (unless you changed anything in sudoers configuration with visudo). I'll have a look later today.
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Re: remove or secure Root Terminal

Postby ccc on Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:31 am

Thx, but the best solution, I think is to remove Root Terminal from the menu and still cannot find out how it works.
BTW I try to create a minimal thin client and for sure don't need a Root Terminal in the menu.
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Re: remove Root Terminal from the menu

Postby ccc on Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:21 am

I have found!

Go to filesystem, locate /usr/share/applications and delete gksu.desktop or add this line to the end of the /usr/share/applications gksu.desktop file:
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NoDisplay=true
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Re: remove Root Terminal from the menu

Postby antikythera on Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:19 pm

also, have a look at lxmed, the GUI based menu editor for LXDE:

http://lxmed.sourceforge.net/
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Re: remove Root Terminal from the menu

Postby ccc on Sat Jun 23, 2012 7:51 am

antikythera wrote:also, have a look at lxmed, the GUI based menu editor for LXDE:

http://lxmed.sourceforge.net/


Thx a lot, but lxmed is written in Java and I don't have java installed, this is a thin client with really minimal installation.
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