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I need to restrict/prevent standard users from accessing "system settings" in UI ?

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You can't really restrict that since there are user specific settings in "System Settings" - If you are scared of someone changing something, as long as they are a standard user they can't change any system-wide settings. If you really wanted to remove their access to "System Settings", you could move the executable to somewhere not in $PATH, and set your $PATH to match the new directory.

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Can you tell me atleast on how to disable "Appearance","Network" and User "Accounts" in System Settings for standard Users –  rishab v Jul 4 '13 at 10:42
I'm not 100% sure, since I've never done this, perhaps some other Linux guru knows how. –  Micheal Harker Jul 5 '13 at 9:11

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