[K12OSN] Re: Fwd: [Ltsp-discuss] Local app firefox
ascensiontech at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 19:27:32 UTC 2006
Is there any general reason why I'd be timing out when trying to fetch the cvs?
On 1/20/06, Eric Harrison <eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
> Peter Hartmann wrote:
> > Hey Eric,
> > I'm slowly making headway with firefox as a LocalApp. I have to say,
> > it's pretty cool running top on a terminal! Good thing I have a 32bit
> > install of Centos around to copy from. William Man wrote me back about
> > this and says to install the ltsp lbe. I cant find it with yum.
> > Which version do you think I should use if any? Wouldn't I just need
> > a good ./configure that would place all the packages I need in the
> > right place and for i386 (not x86_64)? I mean, I'm almost desperate
> > enough to copy everything I need from my 32bit install into
> > /opt/ltsp/i386 but I know that one day I might want to upgrade
> > something.
> > Thanks,
> > Peter
> Note that the host operating system binaries and libraries are *not*
> compatible with the binaries and libraries in /opt/ltsp/i386/
> You can fetch the LBE out of the LTSP CVS. The full instructions are at:
> Here are the short instructions: ;-) (all one line, watch out for line
> cvs -d :pserver:anonymous at cvs.ltsp.org:/usr/local/cvsroot checkout -r
> LTSP-4_1_0 lbe
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: William Man <williamman at visualrock.co.uk>
> > Date: Jan 19, 2006 2:27 AM
> > Subject: Re: [Ltsp-discuss] Local app firefox
> > To: ltsp-discuss at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Peter,
> > I have managed to run firefox locally on the client machine. It requires a
> > fair amount of effort. I'll work backwards from firefox,
> > 1) Download the STATIC version of firefox 1.5
> > 2) Firefox requires, GTK+, glib, pango, atk, pkgconfig, and a few more
> > components that i can't remember off the top of my head
> > 3) Build the above components in the ltsp environment
> > 4) You need to build some of these in the lbe environment too
> > 5) Download the first build lbe, I am using version 4.1, but latest is 4.2 i
> > think which has changed a fair bit since
> > You will also need to modify the lts.conf to add a custom firefox script
> > screen.
> > Flash, i am only guessing, copy the modules into the plugins directory.
> > Hope that helps.
> > William
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Peter Hartmann" <ascensiontech at gmail.com>
> > To: <ltsp-discuss at lists.sourceforge.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2006 6:30 PM
> > Subject: [Ltsp-discuss] Local app firefox
> > I have some questions about the local app setup. I REALLY need flash
> > (and other helpers) to run locally. Do people have this working? On
> > a terminal the environment has $LTSP_HOSTNAME set to '(none)' and
> > after I run /var/yp/make the resulting folder is called '(none)'. Not
> > sure how that ended up that way but should it refer to the sever
> > hostname or client hostname (ws[xxx])? I'm guessing it's the client
> > hostname since the local app howto says were sshing from the server
> > into the client. Also what are libraries I need to move to the
> > terminals root to use top and xterm locally.
> > Thanks so much!!
> > Peter
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