diskless vs ltsp local apps

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 17:07:05 UTC 2008

On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 9:51 PM, Robert Arkiletian <robark at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently, diskless solutions like DRBL involve exporting /home over
> nfs. But nfs is insecure.
> I have read local app support is working in Fedora 9/ltsp 5. I'm
> assuming some type of authentication must occur to run an app locally.
> How is this done?

Ah, seems it's sshfs.

> I'd like to try out ltsp local apps and compare it with the diskless
> model (100% local apps). My main concern is the browser + flash
> video/sound experience. I really want to see if firefox can run well
> as a local app with video and sound working well. Can someone point me
> to a link that shows how to setup local apps with Fedora 9/ltsp 5 ?

Is there a link to instructions how to enable local app support for firefox.

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada
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