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Does anyone know how to lock the desktop background on a Mac, in order to prevent non-admin users from changing it?
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Eoin OSullivan earned 1500 total points
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The OSX Desktop background is stored in a Preference file which COULD be locked by the root/admin user.

See the following article.

http://www.galwayland.com/2010/05/lock-osx-desktop-background/
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Thanks Sullivan,

You get me on the right track. I had to log on as the user I wanted to lock down, get into their library, right-click on the Safari folder and remove their Read & Write access.

That did it.

Thanks for the help!
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Users advice helped me figure out solution.
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