[K12OSN] Generic Accounts?

Gerald Drouillard gerrylist at drouillard.ca
Fri Oct 10 20:33:40 UTC 2008

Moon wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerald Drouillard [mailto:gerrylist at drouillard.ca] 
> Sent: Friday, October 10, 2008 03:10 PM
> To: Support list for open source software in schools.
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Generic Accounts?
> 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, I too am interested in a more user (student) friendly login and easy
> user admin solution for our school. However, I didn't see any kiosk info
> listed when I did a search for: Gerald Drouillard kiosk, could it possibly
> be listed on some other website?
Sorry that was on a different mailing list, but I just posted:
Re: [K12OSN] Editing GUI Menus for Clients
which should have everything you need.

Gerald Drouillard
Technology Architect
Drouillard & Associates, Inc.

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