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Old 02-15-2005, 01:17 AM   #1
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Web Browser only access to system

I wish to setup a couple of linux machines in a shop but only give access to two websites through a browser. There is to be no access to the operating system etc to prevent people trashing the system although I would need a method of resetting the machine myself. I do not intend to run any other applications on these machines.

Are there any ready made solutions to this requirement?

Any suggestions please.

Old 02-15-2005, 01:32 AM   #2
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to allow only access to 2 websites, perhaps this thread

may help you.
To define a restricted KDE-menu for users (like windows GPO“s) is an interesting topic....
Old 02-15-2005, 02:00 AM   #3
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If you mean a kiosk like setup you could look at this:
IIRC there are also some ready made livecd's for this you could search for. Basically I suppose you can just disable ttys to lock it down and boot into single user for administration. If you set a BIOS password it would be quite secure.


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