Notice: These pages are no longer maintained and/or contain outdated information – Please refer to the official upstream LTSP-Wiki for current. Official Ubuntu Documentation Site. Application Documentation. Gnome Documentation Library LTSP Documentation. LTSP Manual ยท Manual page for Introduction. LTSP is the Linux Terminal Server Project. It allows you to set up a diskless workstation environment with not much effort. The Edubuntu DVD ships .

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Any suggestions you have about the design of this wiki can be discussed on our Suggestions page. This guide shows how to install and configure the Gentoo LTSP 5 port, and assumes some knowledge of thin client architecture and experience in manually installing Gentoo. Following a whole documentattion of meetings for our new homepage and wiki, we decided to have public meetings from now on.

Developer page, place to store developer related information, like design specifications and blueprints. An alternative client package is rdesktop. This is because when you use load-balancing, the clients need direct access to the server chosen by LDM. The directories are internationalised and must be written in your own language the way they are in the profile.

Backup utility included to automatically backup all students work regularly. The TFTP server is used by the client nodes to ltp the kernel, initramfs and lts.

Examples of directories to exclude are: In both cases the Kerberos setup would have to be changed, too. Some municipalities provide a remote desktop solution so that students and teachers can access Skolelinux from their home computer running Windows, Mac or Linux. No more needing to purchase s of SD cards for a single school, just need enough for 1 class set.


The PXE installation will inherit the language, keyboard layout and mirror settings from the settings used when installing the main-server, and the other questions will be asked during installation profile, popcon participation, partitioning and root password. First, create an nbd-server initscript.

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POL it will automatically be read by Windows machines and temporarily overwrite the ddocumentation, thus applying the changes. Depending on how much data is stored in the profile, this could take some time. To choose another window manager, install it on the server and put the following in the LTSP configuration file replace Fluxbox with the chosen window manager. You can usually do this by pressing F12 during the boot process or by pressing F2, F10 or delete depending on computer manufacture to enter its setup.

For both, example config files were included in the installation of ltsp-server, but other profiles can be configured. If you understand German, http: The Linux Terminal Server Project is a collection of scripts and documentation to create a cluster of thin clients.

Redirecting using machine policies All the instructions given lstp about machine policies apply here too. Content is available under Creative Commons Attribution. This is optional and testing for now, so there are some steps to be followed to accomplish this.

Also, our public meetings are archived here. If there is never any intention to do any maintenance on the chroot again, you can even unmerge gcc this way. For this to work, the ltsp-server has to be emerged with the nbd USE flag enabled.

There is no easy way to change the DNS domain dicumentation. Resources Lots of links for background info; docuentation, nbd, pulseaudio etc. If you already have an Internet connection configured on that network card, and would like to use it during LTSP Live on the thin clients, then you could use an alias on that network card by entering “eth0: No more assigning pupils to a single SD card.


To minimise the time needed, deactivate things like local cache in browsers you can use the Squid proxy cache installed on documentaion instead and save files into the H: While some properties of the client’s environment are more or less statically set in the chroot environment, others can be changed at boot time.

Be careful when you’re on a larger network, if you accidentally start a DHCP server on the rest of your company or school network, you will surely annoy your network administrator. Pages with syntax highlighting errors Outdated articles Software.

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This is useful if you have two network cards but aren’t sure of which one is already configured. To see when and where the next meeting is and what will be discussed, look at the upcoming meeting page. documentatjon

The above protects initial login, but all activities after that use unencrypted networked X. The default ltdp are defined under [default] ; to configure one client, specify it in terms of its MAC address or IP address like this: