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Re: [seul-edu] Opportunity to make a difference

On Wed, Oct 17, 2001 at 05:56:17AM -0500, Dave Prentice wrote:
> One other thing - I have a bunch of 486s I would like to spread around to
> teachers in my school that have no computers at all. These have RedHat using
> gnome, and work fine in my little classroom LAN. However, each of them will
> need to access the citywide network as a more or less standalone machine.
>     In linux, all the login screen requires is a login name and password.
> However, the school district requires the typical NT configuration of
> username, password, and domain. Is there a way I can customize linux to log
> on in this manner?

If you're using Samba with this, you would set the domain by default, especially
if these are single user boxen. Otherwise, you could set up a perl script in .bashrc
that asks for a domain after they log in then appropriately starts the samba client.

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