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Re: [school-discuss] Passwords for kids?

What about a picture login, from where kids could choose to logon by
clikcing on their picture. I know GDM and KDM can do that, may be XP

However it may be just unusable with pictures of 80 kids.


On Sat, 15 May 2004 18:09:15 -0700
"Karsten M. Self" <kmself@ix.netcom.com> wrote:

  > Sort of an oddball question, but...
  > I'm working in a youth center with a ten-system computer lab, 80+ kids
  > using it so far, Samba domain.
  > Kids are anywhere from 6 to 18.
  > _Most_ of them can deal with passwords.  A few can't spell their own
  > names (and most of 'em could use better typing skillz -- not to mention
  > a far more discriminating taste in music....).
  > But for a fair number of 'em, particulary the younger set, and a few
  > others with learning disabilities, remembering passwords seems to be
  > beyond the possible.  Anyone have experience with setting up accounts
  > for kids?
  > Primary login is WinXP.  Even here, the three-field login (username,
  > pass, logon target (workstation/domain) is confusing.
  > Peace.
  > -- 
  > Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
  >  What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
  >     "Yes," said Marvin. "Why stop now just when I'm hating it?"
  >     - HHGTG

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