This program will control the computer usage of your user accounts. You can limit their daily usage based on a timed access duration and configure periods of day when they can log in. The program consist of a daemon which supervises the time allowed for any user, and a client in the traybar, that warns the users about their time running out. Administration is done in a graphical GTK GUI.
Package:AUR (The -svn version is recommanded. It is stable and includes the latest patch that allows logkeys work in Archlinux)
This program logs every keypress into a logfile for later inspection. It runs as daemon. The logfile by default resides in /var/log, but it is recommended to move it to an encrypted partition as it will contain every password ever entered in the system. For supervision purposes I recommend using the --no-func-keys option. Also there is some keymaps in theAUR package, use them with the --keymap option, this is necessary to log the keys properly if you use a localized non US keyboard.
Whitelist with Tinyproxy and Firehol
The following description will enable you to filter any user's access to the internet with a whitelist of url-s using Firehol and Tinyproxy. For this, the tinyproxy-git package will be used, because the community package was compiled without transparent-proxy mode.
The tinyproxy-git AUR package:AUR
is in the [community] repo.
/etc/tinyproxy/tinyproxy.conf consists of the following changes:
FilterURLs On FilterDefaultDeny Yes Filter "/etc/tinyproxy/whitelist"
/etc/tinyproxy/whitelist should hold the url-s that will be only allowed accessed by selected users. A silly example:
/etc/firehol/firehol.conf should contain the following line:
transparent_proxy "80 443" 8888 "nobody root bin myaccount"
where myaccount is my account that should no be filtered by Tinyproxy.