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Linux: TMOUT To Automatically Log Users Out

How do I auto Logout my shell user in Linux after certain minutes of inactivity?
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HowTo: Linux / UNIX Unset TMOUT ( AutoLogOut )

I've set the the TMOUT in the ~/.profile of the user account as well as in /etc/profile file on my UNIX or Linux servers. How do I unset the TMOUT variable? How to unset TMOUT temporarily under UNIX like operating systems?
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My development and testing webserver is used by over 100s of users. These users login from Windows XP, Linux, Mac OS X system via ssh. How do I set or automatically log users out after a period of inactivity under CentOS Linux server to improve server security and save some resources?
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