How to Create a Family Friendly Ubuntu Setup
Posted on: 08/18/2010 01:27 PM

Productive Geek takes a look on how to create a Family Friendly Ubuntu Setup

How to Create a Family Friendly Ubuntu Setup

The computer is a powerful educational tool for children. Despite the many benefits that computer offers to children, it also has the potential to introduce harmful content for the children. Here's how to make Ubuntu more safe.
It is not very effective to watch over our children shoulder to keep an eye on what they are doing in the computer. Luckily Ubuntu is built with various functionality to control our children uses the computer.

Limiting Administration Rights
We advice parents to setup a separate user account for the children. Having a separate user account allow us to configure specific privileges that the our children can do. In the following example we will setup a user account called Young Geek for our children.
Open the user administration window from System > Administration > User and Groups.

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