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>    1. k12ltsp and wireless (Joonbug182 netscape net)
>    2. Re: k12ltsp and wireless (Jeff Zidek)
>    3. RE: [K12OSN]Speaking of Server suggestions (Caleb Wagnon)
>    4. upgraded (anthony baldwin)
>    5. Re: k12ltsp and wireless (Eric Harrison)
>    6. Re: Antivirus For servers? (Eric Harrison)
>    7. Re: k12ltsp and wireless (Tim Litwiller)
>    8. Re: Antivirus For servers? (Eric Harrison)
>    9. Yum (Eric Harrison)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 12:36:10 -0500
> From: Joonbug182 netscape net
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Subject: [K12OSN] k12ltsp and wireless
> Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
>
> Hello, I am pretty new to LTSP, learning as I go.
> I know LTSP has a wireless package for use with wireless networks.  Does
the k12LTSP include this? Or do I need to install the wireless package
seperately from the LTSP.org site?  Thanks very much.
>
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> Message: 2
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] k12ltsp and wireless
> From: Jeff Zidek <z-man hawaii rr com>
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Date: 11 Jan 2003 10:32:15 -1000
> Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
>
> Hello I am new to the list but not totally new to linux. I have been
> working with the local linux groups in Hawaii for about three years
> now.  I recently set up a test server and client using the new LTSP 3.0
> from
> K12LTSP.ORG and found it very easy.  The client booted up easily but
> since it didn't have the same monitor as the server its display was
> badly distorted.  It worked fine if I moved the server monitor to the
> client.  The client had an old CTX monitor the server a newer HP
> monitor. Question?   How do I setup a separate X configuration for the
> clients if the are have different monitors? Also the fonts which look
> great on the server look crappy on the client. How can I improve them?
> Thanks Jeff Zidek
>
>
>
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> Message: 3
> From: "Caleb Wagnon" <cwagnon redbug dsc k12 ar us>
> To: <k12osn redhat com>
> Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 15:58:05 -0600
> Subject: [K12OSN] RE: [K12OSN]Speaking of Server suggestions
> Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
>
> I am an AMD fanatic, always have been. I haven't any first hand
> experience with dual AMD systems and linux. How does Redhat 8 like the
> Tyan Dual board?
>
Works fine on my test server 2 * 1.5 gig MPs but that was redhat 7.3 havent
tried 8 yet

Owen Morgan
ICT Promoter
Northfield School
UK


> Caleb Wagnon, MCP
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: k12osn-admin redhat com [mailto:k12osn-admin redhat com] On Behalf
> Of Daniel Loomis
> Sent: Friday, January 10, 2003 8:53 PM
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Subject: [K12OSN] Server suggestions
>
> Todd,
>
> A good place to start is with the online source:  pcprogress.
>
> They are located in a suburb of Chicago and have very competitive prices
> for
> computer hardware.  I bought a new server for our lab and it runs great.
>
> Specific hardware items for server:
>
> Case: Antec Server Tower model 1060 - lots of fans and good cooling
> $ 125
> MB: Tyan Tiger S2466-4M - Dual Athlon cpu board
> $ 231
> cpus: Two Athlon 1800 MP w/ fans and warranty
> $ 286
> Mem: At least 1 gig ECC registered DDR memory (2 x 512 mb)
> $ 375
> note:  the Tyan board supports four DDR SDRAM chips
> and additional 2-512 mb SDRAMs would be very
> useful
> hd ctrlr: Adaptec SCSI 29160 - 160 mb/s with 68 pin connnector
> $ 180
> hdiiscs: At least one SCSI 36 gb drive
> $ 181
> video: Servers do not need fancy video:  use ati Mach 64 8 mb cards
> $  26
> NICs: Two 100tx network cards: Intel Pro 100s or 3Com
> $  64
> Case Fans:  Add intake case fan
> $  15
> Shipping: Add $60-70 depending on how shipped
> $  70
> Add keyboard and mouse if needed
> $  40
> Total Cost
> $1,593
>
> If you don't wish to assemble it yourself, PCPROGRESS will do so for a
> nominal
> fee.  Check them out.  http://www.pcprogress.com
>
> Blessings.
>
> Dan
>
> Dr. Daniel Loomis
> FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
> El Dorado, Arkansas
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> Message: 4
> Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 18:57:50 -0800 (PST)
> From: anthony baldwin <mrbaldwin school-library net>
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Subject: [K12OSN] upgraded
> Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
>
> Hey,
> I upgraded from 2.0 to 3.0 on the frankenstein box I made.
> Install went fine until the very end of the last disk I got a
> "bad media" message regarding a kooka package or something.  I failed to
debug.
> The box is up and running with 3.0 though.
> the apt-get thingies placed in the /root home failed to work.
> I downloaded Realplayer and installed it myself.
> I downloaded the j2re from Sun but did not get it installed yet.
> I have not gone looking for Flash or Acrobat Reader yet.
> I am having a problem with one user acct (my own) and kde.
> Apparently some part of a theme I chose caused the kde splashscreen to
crash.
> Now I can only sign in to that account with gnome or IceWM.
> I am going to try and figure out what needs to be edited in what
> file for that user account and maually change the settings, since I
> wildly prefer KDE.
> My daughters desktop account (I did tell you that I set up my 3 y/o with
an account, didn't I) still works just fine and she is still enjoying
PotatoGuy, Tuxtype, et al.
>
> tony
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 20:05:16 -0800 (PST)
> From: Eric Harrison <eharrison mail mesd k12 or us>
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] k12ltsp and wireless
> Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
>
> On Sat, 11 Jan 2003 Joonbug182 netscape net wrote:
>
> >Hello, I am pretty new to LTSP, learning as I go.
> >I know LTSP has a wireless package for use with wireless networks.  Does
the k12LTSP include this? Or do I need to install the wireless package
seperately from the LTSP.org site?  Thanks very much.
>
> I don't have any wireless terminals so I have not taken the time to
integrate
> the wireless support.
>
> Give the LTSP wireless package a spin and if it works send me a HOWTO and
> I'll give a crack at including it in K12LTSP.
>
> -Eric
>
>
>
>
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> Message: 6
> Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 20:11:18 -0800 (PST)
> From: Eric Harrison <eharrison mail mesd k12 or us>
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Antivirus For servers?
> Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
>
> On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Dennis Kirkland wrote:
>
> >If this has been covered can someone point me to a time frame to start
> >reading? Is there a common consciences on which Antivirus software is
best.
> >(read cheapest) I am fairly new to the Linux environment have yet to see
a
> >software package emerge better than another one. Thanks in advance.
>
> For "cheapest", take a look here:
>
> http://www.openantivirus.org/
> http://clamav.elektrapro.com/
>
>
> Playing around with and/or packaging these up is on my TODO list...
>
> -Eric
>
>
>
>
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> Message: 7
> Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 23:35:01 -0600
> From: Tim Litwiller <tim litwiller net>
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] k12ltsp and wireless
> Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
>
> It completely depends on the wireless card you use.  The Cisco cards I
> use you compile the driver and configure them quite like any other
> network card, then you use the cisco utility to setup the access point
> id, or do a google for lrp-airo for a shell script that you can modify.
>
> I have also used avaya cards where signal strength was not an issue,  I
> think you can set them up in the network tool under system settings
>
>
>
> Joonbug182 netscape net wrote:
>
> >Hello, I am pretty new to LTSP, learning as I go.
> >I know LTSP has a wireless package for use with wireless networks.  Does
the k12LTSP include this? Or do I need to install the wireless package
seperately from the LTSP.org site?  Thanks very much.
> >
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> Message: 8
> Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 23:37:28 -0800 (PST)
> From: Eric Harrison <eharrison mail mesd k12 or us>
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Antivirus For servers?
> Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
>
> On Sat, 11 Jan 2003, Eric Harrison wrote:
>
> >On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Dennis Kirkland wrote:
> >
> >>If this has been covered can someone point me to a time frame to start
> >>reading? Is there a common consciences on which Antivirus software is
best.
> >>(read cheapest) I am fairly new to the Linux environment have yet to see
a
> >>software package emerge better than another one. Thanks in advance.
> >
> >For "cheapest", take a look here:
> >
> >http://www.openantivirus.org/
> >http://clamav.elektrapro.com/
> >
> >Playing around with and/or packaging these up is on my TODO list...
>
> Clamav is included in the PLD distribution, I did a quick-and-dirty
> port to RH8.0. I have a small bug in the spec file that messes up the
> build on RH7.3, I'll look at that later. In the meantime, here are
> RH8.0 packages that seem to work ok (use at your own risk ;-)
>
>
ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/apt/8.0/RPMS.unstable/clamav-0.54-1.k12ltsp.1.
i386.rpm
>
ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/apt/8.0/RPMS.unstable/clamav-devel-0.54-1.k12l
tsp.1.i386.rpm
>
ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/apt/8.0/RPMS.unstable/clamav-libs-0.54-1.k12lt
sp.1.i386.rpm
>
ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/apt/8.0/RPMS.unstable/clamav-static-0.54-1.k12
ltsp.1.i386.rpm
>
> -Eric
>
>
>
>
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> Message: 9
> Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 23:51:23 -0800 (PST)
> From: Eric Harrison <eharrison mail mesd k12 or us>
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Subject: [K12OSN] Yum
> Reply-To: k12osn redhat com
>
>
> I've also been playing around with YUM (http://www.dulug.duke.edu/yum/)
>
> I'm not a big fan of apt, but at the same time I like having my own little
> collection of packages that can be installed (RHN works great, but
currently
> has no support for local/custom packages).
>
> YUM is much more like up2date than apt.  I created yum packages for
> K12LTSP 3.0 & setup a RPM repository.
>
> If you want to test it out, here's the package:
>
>
ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/yum/8.0/RPMS.unstable/yum-0.9.4-1_8x.k12ltsp.1
.noarch.rpm
>
> Here's a VERY SHORT howto:
>
>         yum list updates    # list availabe updates
>         yum update foo      # install or upgrade package foo
>         yum update          # do all updates
>
>
> -Eric
>
>
>
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