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Re: [seul-edu] youngsters logging in

Hi Jim,

I run a lab with K-8 students and use one generic account for the younger
students. I log them all on as "student" with a simple password. It is 
very quick. They save files in a folder for their grade on a server or
local machine. It is not a secure situation, but it has never been a

Michael Powell
St. James Academy

On Wed, 9 May 2001, Jim Thomas wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm the volunteer sysadmin of a 20-PC linux lab in a small K12 private
> school.  The school would like to get the younger students into the lab
> on a regular basis, and I'm starting to worry about the logistics of
> having the younger ones log in.  Since they can't type very well (if at
> all), correctly typing in a username/passwd pair will be monumentally
> difficult for them.  I'm sure the teacher would spend the first 20
> minutes of lab time getting them logged in, and I doubt that she'd be
> very happy about that.