Notice: These pages are no longer maintained and/or contain outdated information – Please refer to the official upstream LTSP-Wiki for current.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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The nbdswapd allows clients to ltap swap space through a NBD. But first ask the authors see the history of those pages to find them if they are fine with moving the howto and putting it under the GPL.

The above protects initial login, but all activities after that use unencrypted networked X. Because Dracut’s named export function isn’t bugfree yet, export names can’t end with a number like amd This causes shared directories available via NFS to not be available on diskless workstations. No more needing to purchase s of SD cards for a single school, just need enough for 1 class set.

The LTSP lttsp package needs a tftp and dhcp server.

These can be found in the External resources section below. To learn more, browse the resources on this website or click below to see the benefits of LTSP.

Resources Lots of links for background info; syslinux, nbd, pulseaudio etc. Changing to these subnets will require manual editing of configuration files to remove duplicate entries. XDMCP does not use encryption. Developer page, place to store developer related information, like design specifications and blueprints.

Raspi-LTSP Documentation

Make sure to execute ltsp-update-kernels after installation. You may find that users lose files because they mistakenly save things into “My Documents” when this is not saved in the profiles.

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. Centralised master operating system – All the Raspberry Ltwp boot a single master operating system from the server every boot.


Some of these settings will now be discussed in detail. Configure this machine to run a printer in lts.

LTSP Live Howto

Also, a server and client with the specifications listed in the LTSP manual are required. Any consequent builds use these lstp to documentatioh up the process. Call it ExcludeProfileDirs Enter a semicolon-separated list of paths to exclude in the same way as for a machine policy Now you can choose to export this registry key as a.

In the example configuration, the system mounts the local client disk after booting and loading the kernel from the server. Xinetd is used for ldminfod and nbd sharing. By default it will use the second network card, but if your system only has a single network card installed, you will have to use “eth0”.


To use this option, emerge it and do the following:. Inside the config file are a lot of explanations which you should have a look at. You can use gpedit. The home directory is by default mounted using sshfs, and not automount and NFS. It’s possible to get a chroot less than 1Gb.

LTSP – Gentoo Wiki

First up is the kernel, which needs to be put inside the tftproot. When the X server documentaton start it might help to add a customized xorg. Wifi is not supported due to it being unreliable and slow Advantages compared to a usual Raspberry Pi classroom setup No more flashing s of SD cards, just drop on 30mb compared to 3gb for Raspbian.

In addition to this guide, several other resources can be of aid while configuring the system. Screenshots What’s included in Edubuntu? Depending on how much data is stored in the profile, this could take some time. One municipality in Norway has provided NX support to all students since Views Read View doocumentation View history. As an alternative, you could use ldapvisearch for ‘next server tjener’ and replace tjener with ltspserver A special service called Samba, installed on the main-server tjener, enables Windows clients to store profiles and user data, and also authenticates the users during the login.


Please vote for the questions you think should be lttsp there or add the missing questions. You need to select the “Try Edubuntu docukentation Installing” option from the boot menu to start up to a full desktop session.

Look at the example in the server NBD part of the manual for a working example.

Several programs will fight for the virtual terminals on the clients. New thin clients and legacy PCs alike can be used to browse the web, send e-mail, create documents, and run other desktop applications. 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: Using the default PXE menu on the main subnet Editing Windows registry You can edit the registry of the local computer, and copy this registry key to other computers Start the Registry Editor.

The ltsp-build-client and ltsp-chroot programs asume the portage package and distfiles dirs are at Gentoo defaults when they bind mount it into the chroot.

ESD and PulseAudio support networked audio and are used to pass audio from the server to the clients. Documentationn can also use the Quickstart alternative. As you might have seen in the list of emerged dependencies for ltsp, both for the client and the server, PulseAudio was among them.

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