Michael L Torrie
torriem at chem.byu.edu
Thu Feb 22 15:12:37 MST 2007
On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 14:31 -0700, Daniel wrote:
> We have installed Edubuntu in an elementary lab on a trial basis. We
> want to lock the student account down so that they can only get to
> Firefox and OpenOffice. We don't want them to get to the terminal nor
> any other services. We want the on-site tech to be able to administer
> the boxes. The tech would either log in as root or as the tech and
> then have root capabilities. Is there someone who can help out with
> this or point me in the direction of a RELIABLE tutorial?
You might want to looking setting up a chroot jail for this user that
has all the libraries and utilities needed to run these two apps, but no
Another alternative is to write a simple launcher program that is
launched by xinit and becomes the user's "shell," replacing the gnome
Also search google for premade kiosk setups for edubuntu.
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