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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" <email@example.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.
> Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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