[K12OSN] LTSP-4.2 Update-2 available

Jim McQuillan jam at mcquil.com
Sun Jul 9 13:18:30 UTC 2006

On Sun, July 9, 2006 12:18 am, Eric Harrison wrote:
> 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?

Thats right.  I should definately point out that many of the fixes that
went into LTSP-4.2 update-2 were actually in K12ltsp-5.0 beta long before
they were in upstream LTSP.  So, it's no surprise that many of the things
that you heard about in update-2 where already available to you.

Jim McQuillan
jam at LTsp.org

> -Eric
>> 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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