[K12OSN] Making K12LTSP "school friendly"
aslansreturn at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 8 14:16:30 UTC 2005
--- anthony baldwin <anthonybaldwin at snet.net> wrote:
> richard ingalls wrote:
> >I LOVE K12LTSP! I have used it to successfully add
> >"new" classroom computer labs to my small, rural
> >school district, using old and donated hardware
> >new servers). I LOVE that my students can login
> >anywhere and have all their files and even their
> >customized desktop follow them. But... (you knew
> >was coming, right?)
> >In most schools, we use so much "edutainment"
> >that is M$ only. My teachers have programs like
> >"Oregon Trail" and "Reader Rabbit" and "Jumpstart
> >Math" and "Kidspiration/Inspiration". IF there was
> >way to run this software on the Linux server using
> >wine and make it available to all the users, THEN
> >K12LTSP would be the biggest, best solution for
> >schools - ever (well at least for elementary/middle
> >Has anyone successfully installed these types of
> >"edutainment" apps on their servers and made them
> >available to all the users? If so, HOW?
> >I think making something like this "easy" to do,
> >catapult K12LTSP and Open Source over the edge for
> >many school districts.
> I have run Inspiration on a K12 box using wine.
> It's been some time, since I did, but I did, and I
> know it can still be
> Inspiration can be a valuable tool in the classroom,
> for sure.
tony - do you remember any of the specifics of how you
set it up in wine? How did you make it available for
all users? thanks.
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