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It turns out it's quite simple with GDM. I assume you're using GDM since you're also using Gnome. First, create the guest user account with a blank password: sudo useradd -d /tmp/guest -p $(openssl passwd "") guest The openssl passwd "" will return the hash of the empty string, thereby setting the password to blank. Now, all you need are these two ...


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The documentation of the Network Manger project points out that it's the dekstop environment authors' responsibility to integrate nm-connection-editor with their GUIs: Most desktops provide a control center or settings utility that integrates with NetworkManager. You can also use 'nm-connection-editor', 'nmcli' or 'nmtui' tools directly. This does not ...


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You could make use of logoff scripts. There you can delete the home folder for your guest account and create a new one on logout. If necessary, you could make it sudoable by the guest account via visudo. Add yourguestacc ALL=(root) NOPASSWD: /path/to/script/recreating/the/home/folder. See the arch wiki for further information.


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You'll have to install the package gnome-nettool which is the official GNOME interface for various networking tools; once installed, it will appear in the overview (or in the menus - if you use the "classic" interface) as Network Tools. Launch Network Tools and on the right of your network device name there's a Configure button that launches NetworkManager ...


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The best way to get i3 installed and running from a Gnome3 Desktop is, first to install i3: apt-get install i3 Other packages may also be useful: apt-get install feh xautolock xbacklight Then, in the gdm3 after selecting a user, just choose the i3 desktop. My advice is to keep as much from your GNOME desktop. For this, just add the following in your ...


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You can create an application launcher with the contents like: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=Show-Desktop Exec=wmctrl -k on Then save it naming like show-desktop.desktop and give it execution permission (chmod +x). Now you can add it to your panel or task-bar whatever and clinking on it will show you desktop as expected. Note: It requires wmctrl ...


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Instead changing the umask you could use the usergroups option for pam_umask, with this user and group has the same permissions, as the classical unix way to share folders. # /etc/pam.d/login or # /etc/pam.d/common-session or system-auth session optional pam_umask.so usergroups


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To set default umask system-wide you will have to enable it in first place, which pretty well explained here: http://manpages.debian.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=pam_umask&sektion=8 The above link is for debian and ubuntu but the same for all other linux systems. To enable it umask (which maybe already in place) you need to add a line to ...


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Just make your own launcher e.g. trashcan.desktop: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=Trash Can Viewer Comment=Because I Can! Exec=gvfs-open trash:/// Icon=user-trash Terminal=false Categories=GNOME; place it1 in $XDG_DATA_HOME/applications (usually ~/.local/share/applications) if you intent it to be user-specific or ...



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