[K12OSN] my laptop in the lab

Brian Chase networkr0 at cfl.rr.com
Mon Oct 18 15:34:11 UTC 2004

You are better off running an IMAP mail server and grabbing your pop 
mail from your provider with fetchmail, then serving it out over the 
internet via Secure IMAP (port 99x).  Then all your mail will be 
available to you from anywhere on the internet, including drafts and 
sent items from any location.

Liam Marshall wrote:

>I have a reasonably well working lab setup with a ltsp server and 31
>thin clients.
>I teach project images from my laptop which I boot into the network from
>the nic, effectively making my laptop a thin client.  I also check my
>mail, etc while logged in as a thin client.
>My laptop, stand alone, is loaded with a dual boot windows XP (the evil
>empire) and a Fedora Core 1 installation.  I check my mail while not
>connected to the LTSP as well.
>this leaves me with mail in two locations.  I would like to consolidate
>the mail.  and save stuff to my local hd so I can take it home to mark
>Is it possible to connect my Core 1 installation to the LTSP server and
>access the "shares" on it?  Then I would not connect via LTSP but
>through that other way and still be able to show a screen to the kids
>similar to what they are looking at, and get files that I can "take
>home" on my local hard drive.
>opinions?  Advice?
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Brian Chase

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