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Old 05-24-2011, 04:58 PM
Mike Biancaniello
 
Default Wipe and recreate account before login

Not sure where I found this and I haven't done this yet, but it may be what you need:

http://oer.aptivate.org/wiki/Classroom_LTSP_Configuration#Guest_User_Accounts



Basically, with edubuntu ltsp, you can't have a "guest" account created
and destroyed on the fly (at least not that I know of). * You can enable
"LDM_GUESTLOGIN = True" in your lts.conf file, but then you have to tie
that to an actual user configured on the server.

What this guy did is to create 1 generic guest account (not designed for
anyone to log into), then create a separate guest account for each
client terminal ("guest"+mac).

Now, each terminal can login under an account, do what they need to do,
then you just blow it away and copy the generic guest acct.



The website contains scripts to automate all of this.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Ehle <markehle@gmail.com>
To: edubuntu-users <edubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 9:59 am
Subject: Wipe and recreate account before login

Hello -

At the library I work at, we are going to use Edubuntu to power our library catalog kiosks, running fluxbox and firefox. We would like the stations to automatically wipe and re-create the home directories of each user so that each terminal has a fresh copy of things on each startup. Plus if we make changes, we only have to make them at /etc/skel and then reboot the terminals. Or at least that's how I imagine it.


Has anybody tackled this one before?*

Thanks!

Library Mark

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Old 05-24-2011, 05:29 PM
Mark Ehle
 
Default Wipe and recreate account before login

Thanks, Mike - that's pretty much what I was looking for.

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Mike Biancaniello <mikebianc@aol.com> wrote:

Not sure where I found this and I haven't done this yet, but it may be what you need:


http://oer.aptivate.org/wiki/Classroom_LTSP_Configuration#Guest_User_Accounts



Basically, with edubuntu ltsp, you can't have a "guest" account created
and destroyed on the fly (at least not that I know of). * You can enable
"LDM_GUESTLOGIN = True" in your lts.conf file, but then you have to tie
that to an actual user configured on the server.

What this guy did is to create 1 generic guest account (not designed for
anyone to log into), then create a separate guest account for each
client terminal ("guest"+mac).

Now, each terminal can login under an account, do what they need to do,
then you just blow it away and copy the generic guest acct.



The website contains scripts to automate all of this.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Ehle <markehle@gmail.com>

To: edubuntu-users <edubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 9:59 am
Subject: Wipe and recreate account before login


Hello -

At the library I work at, we are going to use Edubuntu to power our library catalog kiosks, running fluxbox and firefox. We would like the stations to automatically wipe and re-create the home directories of each user so that each terminal has a fresh copy of things on each startup. Plus if we make changes, we only have to make them at /etc/skel and then reboot the terminals. Or at least that's how I imagine it.



Has anybody tackled this one before?*

Thanks!

Library Mark

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