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Re: [K12OSN] New to K12LTSP - basic help please



Try this...

http://k12ltsp.org/mediawiki/index.php/How_to_edit_the_Session_menu_that_appears_on_the_client_login_screen

On 12/27/07, Craig White <craig tobyhouse com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 2007-12-27 at 11:48 -0800, John Montoya wrote:
> > Hello-
> >
> >
> > Brand New User - to the K12LTSP.
> > A local middle school somehow came across the K12LTSP and purchased a
> > new server for their lab.
> > They have zero Linux experience and are a Windows house, they really
> > didn't know what they were purchasing.
> >
> > So... I've been called in to help out with the deployment. I'm
> > impressed with the project and recommended they give it a try.
> > They delivered a brand new server to me. I installed K12LTSP 6.0.0 -
> > and I have it all up and running.
> > Workstations log in fine... functionally, for the most part -
> > everything seems to be working ok.
> >
> > But now I'm stuck - before I send this server back, I need some basic
> > questions answered - and or - at least a couple of pointers in the
> > right direction.
> >
> >
> >  -- K12LTSP 6.0.0 - Using the Gnome desktop --
> >
> > * Workstation Login Screen
> > I figured out how to add the school's logo to the main login screen.
> > Now, is there a way to remove the menu items in the upper left
> > screen.
> > I want to remove, Session, Language, and Theme - leaving only
> > Disconnect.
> >
> > * Workstation Desktop
> > Now once logged in. I have three icons (Computer, Home folder and
> > Trash) - but I also have full menus at the top of the page.
> > Is there a way to limit access? The students do not "Places" or
> > "System" menus - and in "Applications" they don't need "system tools".
> >
> > * Now for the teacher.....
> > The teacher logs in as who.... ??
> > Of course we don't want the teacher to log in to the server as root.
> > Is there a special '"teacher" configuration / login?
> >
> >
> > ANY pointers or suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thank you for your time,
> ----
> I use kdm and not gdm but I believe that you will find all you need to
> know here...
>
> cat /etc/gdm/custom.conf
>
> Craig
>
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