[K12OSN] "marketing" the K12LTSP desktop

Martin Woolley sysadmin at handsworth.bham.sch.uk
Thu Jun 9 08:35:49 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 08 June 2005 15:20, luis.montes at cox.net wrote:

> In regards to default wallpaper,
> Anyone know if there is there any issues with bandwith? I've left the
> default for the school blank, somehow hoping that X was better able to
> refresh a plain background accross the network. I could be way off. And if
> I am, I'm going to encourage that the kids customize there wallpaper next
> year. Maybe have an exercise where they create the wallpaper with tuxpaint.

I can't comment on bandwidth but our students would spend the first 10 minutes 
of a lesson fiddling with their wallpaper, looking for the latest car mostly 
or finding nudey-rudey pictures.  The teachers asked us if we could lock down 
the desktop so they it couldn't be changed, and we did just that.   

Martin Woolley
ICT Support
Handsworth Grammar School
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