[K12OSN] Desktop Control

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 22:44:42 UTC 2006

On 12/7/06, Paul VanGundy <vangundypw at sau14.k12.nh.us> wrote:
> Mel,
> I have used both Sabayon and Pessulus numerous times and I have to tell
> you that there is a catch. If the users that are logging into your thin
> clients are authenticating against Windows Active Directory, both
> programs are useless and I can't currently find a program that will
> work. If the accounts are on your LTSP Server/Samba server then these
> programs will work well. In our district, all of our students currently
> authenticate against Windows ADS 2003 and Sabayon will not work. If
> anyone has a different experience please do let me know how you do it.
> Just wanted to inform you. Thanks.
> -Paul

I use IceWM and manually edit the preferences and menu files to lock
the system down. It's not foolproof but seems to be good enough.

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada
Fl_TeacherTool http://www3.telus.net/public/robark/Fl_TeacherTool/
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