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From my own experience restricting access to computer games is one of the most challenging tasks in educating our kids. Of course we parents want them to use their computers mainly for school but this heavily conflicts with the kid's intentions. They will hate us for giving them hardware usable for school only. And of course we also want them to learn how ...


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Set a time- limit on a process or application With a small background script, you can set a time- limit on a process or application. As long as your user does not know the administrator's password, it is not surpassed too easily. The solution below Is such a small background script. It limits the usage per day to a defined number of minutes, to set in ...


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Your temp6 is 127°C!!!! Either your laptop gets too hot, or somehow ubuntu sensors are messed up. Either way, I think i know what is the cause of your problems, because something similar happened to me after updating my kernel to the 15.04 one (i'm still on 14.04) and in my case it was the fault of intel_pstate. To determine if you DO have the same ...


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What you downloaded is the source code of WineHQ, i.e. the code from which you would have to build the program itself. As you didn't install it, but merely downloaded it, you can simply remove it if you think you don't need to compile it yourself. (And it's not the easiest thing to start with as a beginner in Linux...) However, there is no need to remove ...


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This can be achieved by using shell scripts. First script is to kill Steam as soon as it is run: #!/bin/bash while true do pkill steam sleep 1 done exit 0 Save it as /path/to/anyname.sh and add it to the list of start-up applications. What this script will do is that it will check any open process named steam every second and if it finds any ...


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Yes, there are 2 notable issues: 12.04 or higher and only 64-bit versions. A modern graphics card (Nvidia, AMD, or Intel) and proprietary graphics drivers are required. Installing using the official .deb will pull in all the necessary dependencies. Source Official .DEB download (amd64 only). Feedback for Unity3d + linux can be left on this forum. ...


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For wine games, try checking the instalation instructions at winehq app database (https://appdb.winehq.org/). Search for the game you want to play, check if it is supported and read the comments/instructions posted on that games page. Any fixes you have to apply will be listed there and, most of the time, they should work. Just make sure you have the latest ...


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Why not use new User Account (via System Settings). This is the only one method on Linux for "permissions". New user "SteamUser" should not be in sudoers (just a limited account). Then create second account called "SuperAdmin" and make it sudoers account (root access). But keep its password only with you. Then remove your son's account from sudoers. (sudo ...



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