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Old 11-11-2007, 04:54 PM   #1
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Time restrictions on Linux.


Hi.
I have a question and I hope someone can help me.
I am looking for some software which is able to count the time of a specific user. If user is spending for example 2 hours a day using computer, Id like to cut him out and let him log into the system next day.
Maybe Linux has some built in time management system??
Maybe someone knows some software which can manage with that...
Any help is appreciable.
Many thanx

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Old 11-11-2007, 05:28 PM   #2
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Hi,

And welcome to LQ!

If you were after something that allows them a login-window, e.g. from
1500-1700 hours you could easily use porttime, which would enforce those
rules. If you really want to be flexible around this I think you'll have
to start scripting, utilising the information from the `last` command, and
run the script every minute via cron, and modify port-time on the fly so
it can then enforce your limitations.



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