troubleshooting Question

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I currently have around 28 public use computers that are on windows XP with steady state to keep people from destroying the computers.  I was toying around with switching over to linux, but have not been able to come up with a solution.  I have read about Sabayon and Pessulus, but cannot seem to get them to work the way I want them.  I want to have two accounts, an Admin, and a User.  I want these restrictions to apply ONLY to the user account.  Pessulus seems to force the restrictions on to ALL accounts which I do not want.  I want to disable the following things:

Add/Remove Programs
Change Password
Make System Changes
Terminal
Any other items that would allow them to alter the system

I also want to limit the users session time to 30 minutes so that after using it for 30 minutes, they automatically get booted off the computer.

Currently, I have Ubuntu 8.04 installed on the desktop that will serve as the testbed/master image.
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