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In kde is there a way to display a message to the user when they logout. If not then in kdm login where people enter there name and password is there a way to display a message there.
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by:tgreaser
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your can put something it their
/home/username/.bash_logout

this file gets processed when a user logs out..

hope this helps
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by:jmattson20
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I ment like in graphical mode.
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by:jmattson20
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alien_life_form earned 110 total points
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This is good for Redhat. A a per-screen script /etc/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0 (yes xdm, even if using kdm) that configure the
appearance of the login screen,
and you can pretty much stick what you
want in there - xbanner being the obvious candidate. You'll have to tweak
the resources to remove buttons and such.

For a graphical *login* message, you can also similarly tweak the global Xsession.

As far as having a global *logout* graphical message - that's a real pisser.

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