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Re: Setting up very restricted accounts

On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 11:13 +0100, Bob Alexander wrote:
> My Debian machine has a dual boot setup with GRUB.
> It boots by default Debian but GRUB also has a choice at the bottom for XP.
> XP is there mostly for my children games.
> I would like to setup things so that in case they poweron the machine 
> and do not select XP in time and end up at the GDM screen, their userid 
> and password will just reboot the machine (they are both used to typing 
> their userid and password even the 5 yr old :->).
> What is the simplest way to do so or any pointers to doc ?

Disable the Evil GDM, so that they see the console.  then put
"exit 0" in their ~/.bashrc files.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail.

"A busy mother makes slothful daughters."

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