Fine tuning Edubuntu
bthomas at psysolutions.com
Tue Aug 1 21:21:19 BST 2006
Would it be easier if I installed KDE and then ran the KIOSK for locking
things down? Sabayon doesn't seem to do what I'm wanting. I tried
using it, but was able to access Terminal, Network Servers, etc..
Previously, I had setup K12LTSP, and found it to be much easier to
configure and lock down. I was hoping Edubuntu would have the same
tools, as I'd rather still with a Ubuntu machine than Fedora.
Oliver Grawert wrote:
> On Di, 2006-08-01 at 11:57 -0500, Brad Thomas wrote:
>> 1. I have 2 nics in the server. One connects to the main network
>> (eth1), and the other is for the Edubuntu lab that the clients connect
>> through (eth0). However, I need to figure out a way to prevent my
>> client computers from being able to hit eth1, because I do not want them
>> to be able to access my network. How can I do this?
> there is no routing by default, you wont be able to get access to eth1
> from the client hardware unless you enable ip forwarding on the
> server... the users log in on the server though ... so they will indeed
> see the interfaces of the server from their sessions/desktops, if you
> want to restrict access to the outside world for them you'll need to set
> up firewall rules with iptables or a tool like firestarter, even though
> i'd recommend a separate firewall thats not running on the server
>> 2. I am trying to figure out a way to remove applications from the menu
>> that the clients will not (and should not) have access to. I guess I'm
>> looking for a KIOSK that will work with Gnome. Any suggestions?
> we have sabayon in edubuntu for this case, but note that you need to add
> every user to a profile, else they wont be able to log in (thats a bug
> that will be solved in edgy)
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