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Log out background users after time limit
Authored by: scott997 on Jun 12, '10 04:16:11AM

This does not work for me. I've put the file in username/Library/LaunchAgents. I changed "yourname" in both the filename and in the file to the user's name. The user does not have any windows open, but might have a few applications running. The user is not an admin.

How do I even trouble shoot this?

Thanks.

Scott



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Log out background users after time limit
Authored by: Sesquipedalian on Jun 13, '10 08:13:28AM

Make sure the permissions are correct on the .plist file. Launch agents in ~/Library/LaunchAgents must be owned by the user who owns ~, or they will be skipped as a potential security problem. If you used your administrator account to create the file in the non-admin account, the file will be owned by the admin rather than the non-admin.

The easiest way to solve this problem is to log in as the user in question, make a duplicate copy of the file, and then throw the original away.



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Log out background users after time limit
Authored by: scott997 on Jun 22, '10 07:19:21PM

Thanks for the fix, it works now. But it seems to cause a problem. When I am logged in, the LaunchAgent will log out the other user after 30 minutes. But when I try to log out I get a blue screen with a spinning line. The computer never recovers. Any ideas?

Thanks



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