What is the way to configure "auto logout" for users in GNOME Desktop ?

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  • How to implement an autologout setting for GNOME, so that users should logout after a period of inactivity ?
  • How to enable auto logout feature in GUI ?
  • How to lock/auto-logout from GNOME if user is inactive for certain period of time ?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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