[K12OSN] LTSP-4.2 Update-2 available

Eric Harrison eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us
Sun Jul 9 04:18:44 UTC 2006

On Sat, 8 Jul 2006, David Trask wrote:

> Huh.....this is weird...because using K12LTSP beta 7 or 8....

This is not weird at all. Bug fixes and new features were tested during
the K12LTSP 5.0 beta cycle. Once said fixes/features were proven, they
were accepted by the up-stream LTSP project and included in their next
update. What is so weird about that?


> Gideon Romm
> and I had it all working (FL_TeacherTool.....control, monitor....the
> works) at NELS....we just followed the how-to in your documentation.  Paul
> Flint of the Edubuntu project was quite impressed with it....in fact it
> was a huge selling point for K12LTSP.  Are you saying it shouldn't have
> worked?  (we did this June 19th)  It did work and I have lots of
> witnesses.  It worked on whatever beta was current the week before the
> 19th and it was indeed K12LTSP 5 as I was demoing the local devices thing
> as well.   Hmmmm.....
> "Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
> Friday, July 07, 2006 at 4:45 PM +0000 wrote:
>> On 7/6/06, Jim McQuillan <jam at mcquil.com> wrote:
>>> I'm happy to announce that Update-2 for LTSP-4.2 is available.
>>> This update contains several minor bug fixes including the updated
>>> lbuscd, which fixes the "2nd login" problem for local device access.
>>> In addition, we've created an ISO image of the full set of packages,
>>> for those who would like to download a single file.
>>> Take a look at http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/LTSP-42 for
>>> more information.
>>> From the wiki:
>>    *  VNC - Virtual Network Client
>>          o Added the VNC module for the Xserver for remote desktop
>> shadowing
>> Great news Jim! Thanks for accepting Eric's build patch for the Xvnc
>> module. This should mean that the control and broadcast feature of
>> Fl_TeacherTool should work with any LTSP setup now. :)
>> Wondering if K12LTSP 5.0 will ship with this updated version of LTSP?

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