Lock Mac desktop background

Posted on 2011-10-10
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Does anyone know how to lock the desktop background on a Mac, in order to prevent non-admin users from changing it?
Question by:AIT-Group
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    Accepted Solution

    The OSX Desktop background is stored in a Preference file which COULD be locked by the root/admin user.

    See the following article.
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    Author Comment

    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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