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Re: [K12OSN] Lock down proxy settings and home page



I know that you can lock down settings in the Epiphany browser, using gconf.  Users will find it very similar to Firefox.  Google for "gnome lockdown".

-Rob

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 10:30:08PM -0700, murrah boswell wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> Does anybody know how to lock down proxy and home page settings in 
> firefox through K12LTSP EL5? I need to be able to selectively lock down 
> some workstations that will be in a "student" group so they can only 
> access certain educational sites. Access to these sites will be 
> controlled through a SquidGuard whitelist.
>
> I can do this fine using the login script function of Samba and Firefox 
> running on windows based workstations, and can also lock down IE.
>
> Locking down Firefox on windows workstation requires that I rewrite 
> (through vbs scripts pushed over at login and executed) some config files 
> under C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox and C:\Programs Files\Mozilla 
> Firefox\greprefs. Anybody know how to do get the same results through 
> K12LTSP EL5?
>
> I can force all thin client traffic through port 3128 with Squid running 
> as a transparent proxy and eliminate the need to configure client proxy 
> settings in Firefox, but I would also like to have clients authenticate 
> so I can manipulate SquidGuard based on username.
>
>
> Regards,
> Murrah Boswell
>
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