[GRLUG] single use computer

Dave Chiodo megadave at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 15:32:47 EST 2015

Have it hard wired to a proxy that blocks acces to all bot those sites,
with the kiosk itself having no other network connections.
 On Jan 1, 2015 3:30 PM, "Benjamin Flanders" <flanderb at gmail.com> wrote:

> Short version:
> I need a really locked down computer. Like only three websites.  How would
> I create it.
> Long version:
> Once the company I work for go to paperless paychecks, I will be tasked to
> get a computer in the lunch room that will only do a few things.  I
> immediately thought of Linux(of course) but how would I go about locking it
> down.
> By locked down, I mean it needs to be able to go the payroll website, the
> 401k website, and the company's google e-mail.  Just those three sites.
> I'm thinking maybe running a browser in private mode only with an inactive
> timeout(can this be done), with a (most likely) heavily customized distro
> running from the cdrom.  I have some old xp desktops that this would be
> perfect for.  I could remove the harddrive add as much memory as they can
> take and I'd have spare parts if something dies.
> Is this doable?
> Share and Enjoy <http://www.hhgproject.org/entries/shareandenjoy.html>
> Ben
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