[K12OSN] K12LTSP...My Opinion

Edward Holcroft edward at netday.org.za
Sun Dec 4 10:01:43 UTC 2005

On 04 Dec 2005, at 9:16 AM, Eric Harrison wrote:

> It is best to think of K12LTSP as an "easy-to-install  
> implementation" of
> LTSP, with education-orientated apps and tweaks. I'm too beat to  
> dig up
> the links right now, but many times in the past I've argued quite  
> loudly
> that "K12LTSP is not a Linux distribution!"

Certainly a very humble approach Eric, considering there are folk out  
there who's claim to fame is that they have created a new distro the  
moment they have slapped LTSP on top of anything that runs a Linux  

We are about to install our fiftieth school computer lab with K12LTSP  
in South Africa in January and are planning a bit of a party to  
celebrate the event. I'll make sure I get some pics up on our website  
early next year.


> If you prefer to use SuSE, Ubuntu, Red Hat, etc plus the LTSP packages
> rather than K12LTSP, that is GREAT! K12LTSP tries really hard to  
> support
> as many needs as possible, and to make it as easy as possible to  
> support
> the needs we can not support ;-)
> -Eric
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