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Re: Do we have Deep Freeze/Clean Slate like tool?



xguest..thanks guy i'll check it out  and get back if i got any doubts ...

Cheers,
Lakshmipathi.G


On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 9:41 PM, Dave Quigley <dpquigl tycho nsa gov> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 2008-07-08 at 10:38 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 19:52:51 +0530,
>>   lakshmi pathi <lakshmipathi g gmail com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > Recently i came across Deep Freeze/Clean slate  in a linux forum.Do we
>> > have open source alternative to these tools?
>> > Is that really helpful tool for linux user? Please share your thoughts.
>>
>> Have you looked at xguest? Depending on exactly what you are doing it might
>> be suitable for your purpose. One note about customizing the profile is that
>> sabayon has a couple of bugs that prevent doing some types of customization.
>> But that may not be a show stopper for you. xguest is set up to do
>> unauthenticated logins. There might be problems with giving unauthenticated
>> access to the network, even if it is only through firefox.
>>
> I was looking through the xguest package and as of right now it seems
> like it is setup just to deal with one user. However I'm sure it could
> be adapted such that the xguest init script can take a user that it
> wants to turn into an xguest account. The xguest package is a confined
> SELinux user (xguest_u) with an init script and specialized
> configuration data. If the script can be modified to take the user name
> you could probably use it to make arbitrary home directories into xguest
> accounts. I'm sure Dan has more to say about this since he is the author
> of the xguest package.
>
> Dave
>
>


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