[K12OSN] Generic Accounts?

Gerald Drouillard gerrylist at drouillard.ca
Fri Oct 10 19:09:35 UTC 2008

Jamie Lists wrote:
> We're sprinkling LTSP clients all over a school in my district. I need
> to have a generic account for kids to use.
> The problem is if i make one account called student for instance. They
> all have the same home directory, which is bad.
> The only other way i can think of is to make 50 generic accounts and
> then tell the kids.. ok on this client you need to login as student38.
> Doesn't seem like such a great solution.
> Ideas?
Autologin based on mac address.  You can even have those accounts 
"reset" to a clean state on login.  Look at some of my previous postings 
on kiosk for the scripts and stuff.

Gerald Drouillard
Technology Architect
Drouillard & Associates, Inc.

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