1. .Chris

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    My brother has gotten games in the way of school (it starts tomorrow), and he plays Minecraft about 24/7, and I need a way to disable it, or at least only able to run it with a password. Is there a way to do this?
     
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    Like, encryption of sorts?
     
  3. .Chris

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    Yeah, kinda like that. Like, for example, it asks for an admin password whenever an Java app/applet is run.
     
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    It is his PC or someone else's? If it's yours maybe enabling UAC in Windows 7? I've never really dealt with encryption....
     
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    It's my PC, mostly a shared PC with the family. I'm usually logged on because everyone's documents are stored there. I'm just wondering if I can control Java with my password.
     
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    Format drive and install Gentoo or Arch. Make sure to do a install without a GUI. Your brother won't be able to play Minecraft as he won't know how to launch the game.
     
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    Isn't that a little excessive?
     
  9. trumpet-205

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    What you need is setting permission and an user account with UAC disabled, not encryption.
     
  10. the_randomizer

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    Forcing someone to use CLI is bad enough :P
     
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    uninstall java
    block install of stuff
     
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    Parental Controls will do the trick and if you can't locate all of his games, simply disable the GPU. Good luck playing any contemporary game with the integrated GPU - someone used to more proficient GPU's will sooner slit his/her wrists than play a game using Intel HD.
     
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    Wow. Linux master race much?

    Why do you even say shit like this?

    This.
     
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    I know you are on a mission to spread the word about Linux, but seriously? Gentoo and Arch?

    You are asking people to use two distributions that need significant customization/set up before it is usable. With Gentoo, you even have to compile some of the programs on your own. Gentoo and Arch are not for Linux rookie.
     
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    Not master race, just find Linux to be underrepresented.


    That's the point. You want to use a noob-unfriendly distro so his brother won't figure out how the launch the game. Gentoo might be overkill, but as long as the distro isn't installed with a GUI, it should be fine.


    Only a little.
     
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