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Can we lock the computer apps so only browser can be used? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I get Linux into 'Party/Kiosk-Mode' like status? People can go on http://www.example.com using Firefox - and I will max the screen. I don't want them to navg ...
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Hiding and sharing folders with multiple users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hiding folders from Specific Users Is there a way of hiding folders from people who can not access the folder? I only want each user to see the folders he/she can ...
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How can I set a RAM limit for a specific user in Linux?

How can I set a RAM limit for a specific user? I have tried editing the /etc/security/limits.conf file, and the RAM limits there, but I still see a users process exceeding the limit set. I know that ...
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Access restricted domain from server

I live outside the US, but have a server in the US to access domains which are limited to US citizens via ssh dynamic port forwarding. It is somewhat troublesome though, to always log into the server ...
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Should we disable dmesg for non-administrative users?

As I can find in Mac OS X smarek:~ marekseberaold$ dmesg Unable to obtain kernel buffer: Operation not permitted usage: sudo dmesg Is this really important, to disable access to dmesg output for ...
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How would I specify specific start menu items for a certain user?

I have a member of my family with a user account that I am restricting, I have already added loads of restrictions using the mmc. What I want to know is, is it possible to set up a separate start ...
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Custom ssh rules for user

I am running a git server on archlinux. Now I want to give a certain user access to a repository. So I created a user and set its home folder to the repository directory. Now i can checkout the ...
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Windows XP alt-tab: How to restrict options to certain applications, in certain order and exclude others?

In Windows XP, Alt-tab keypress sequence to select applications, how can I ensure that certain applications always appear, in a certain order, with others always excluded? Background for asking is ...
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Can I restrict users from design view in Access 2003?

Can I prevent users from opening an access 2003 database in design view? I don't want others to be able to change structure of the tables, just add change or delete the records within the table.
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How to restrict file upload from specific folder in windows xp [closed]

I am trying to make copy protection.I can protect from edit, copy,save as actions but i can't protect from file uploading.My netowrk users shoud be some is full controll and some is only view.View ...
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Restrict user to delete 1 folder, add/change/delete files in that folder

I want to limit delete of a particular folder in the user's home folder and to restrict any add/change/delete on files in that restricted directory. /home/myuser /home/myuser/_protected //no delete ...
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Looking for a Software to harden Windows machines

I'm a network administrator of a small/medium network. I'm looking for a software (Free or Not) which can harden Windows Computers (XP And Win7) for the propose of hardening standalone desktop ...
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How to restrict access to certain folders or partititions for user accts on WinXP?

I want to pass down my older computer to my little brother but keep part of the hard drive as one of my places to save backups. I have the HDD partitioned into 3 partitions, and all my stuff is on ...
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Setting up dual monitors (limited access)

I'm on a school computer, therefore I have no access to the registry and the control panel. I have managed to get CMD open, however. I also have limited abilities when installing software (I can ...
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How to allow to access only a list of certain sites in IE

Possible Duplicate: How do I restrict certains sites in IE ? I have a few tens of laptops and I need to restrict the Internet access on those laptops and allow only a few certain sites. I ...
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Format restrictions for cell in Excel

I want a cell to only have a specified format, e.g. "01-02-03", meaning "double digit dash double digit dash double digit". I a user tries to enter something into the cell, an error should occurr ...
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Boot utilities for 3 TB hard drives

What hard disk/partitioning/GPT/cloning/etc. utilities are there to have on a bootable USB drive or CD/DVD, that can work with NTFS and other file systems, on hard drives greater than 2.1 TB?
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How to block applications from running from removable drive

Is it possible to block .exe, .com, .bat files from being executed from removable disks? We would need to do this on Windows XP and Windows 7 computers. We would only need to do this on certain ...
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How do I restrict certain sites in IE?

Is there a way to restrict access from certain sites so that IE can't access ? I would like a solution that doesn't need installing a third party program to do so. Either something in IE or some ...
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How can I restrict time spent on a certain application?

As the question says really. The application is on a local Windows 7 machine. I'm looking for a free application that can do this sort of thing. It should either time when the window is in focus or ...
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How can I restrict the amount of time I spend on particular websites?

Is there any way I can set time restrictions for certain websites? I want to set a time limit of two hours a day for facebook. I think a lot of time at my home is lost to facebook. After the time is ...
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How to hide drive for specific users in Windows 7?

I need to hide the D: drive for specified users on Windows 7. How can I do that?
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Alternatives to parental controls for Vista Business workgroup machine?

How can I restrict access to the internet and execution of files on a Vista Business machine? The computer is part of a workgroup.
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Need to restrict access to my printer, my kids prints lots of stuff, although some are just long pages?

I'm looking for way to stop my kid from using up tons of paper and ink. He prints picture from google images. He only prints stuff while I'm on my computer, so I guess if I could preview all stuff ...
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How to remove a .pdf's document restrictions? [duplicate]

I need to remove some restrictions from a .pdf document: I can't zoom or use any other buttons. The toolbar just isn't available. I never saw a .pdf file like this one.
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restricting access to volumes disk even for admin account windows

I am running windows 7 x64. I am sharing my PC with a brother who plays a lot of games and runs all kinds of questionable programs that might have trojans, etc. A lot of that software needs admin ...
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How to restrict apps for a user account?

I want to restrict one user account from accessing installed apps. Basically, I want to give him access to using notepad only. How can we do this? (Acer netbook with win xp home edition.)
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Software to completely restrict Internet Access?

I need to completely restrict Internet browsing in one computer with Windows XP installed. I have read many methods which imply editing the hosts file, using Internet Explorer filters, etc. The ...