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Computer Lab Security

This page was last updated on October 11, 2009.

  • Disable booting from CDROM.
  • Edit the /etc/sudoers file to force the timer to run out on sudo so a password will be required every time it’s used. See man sudoers for more information.
  • Remove recovery mode from your boot menu by editing the /boot/grub/menu.lst file as root.
  • Set a password for your BIOS.
  • Use the Pessulus package for administration of mandatory user settings in GConf, restricting what users can do.
  • Use the Sabayon package to create user profile files that can be applied to user’s accounts.

Obligatory Happy Ending

And they all lived happily ever after. The end.

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