April 21, 2012

I am looking for an Distro where I give the user only access to a webbrowser after login?

I want to setup a public access computer. With this computer I want an account that gives it access to only the necessary browsers or other applications. I want to remove all the options available to the administrator on the limited account. Is there a Linux OS I can do this with?

Just in case you haven't found an answer yet, and for those looking for the...

Just in case you haven't found an answer yet, and for those looking for the same solution in the future:
The answer is less about finding a distribution to do this and more about modifying a user account to suit your needs. I am using Ubuntu 11.10, and there are two options: Either set up a standard account or simply have people use the Guest account. You can then limit the use of unauthorized applications by setting the file permissions for the programs as needed.

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