[K12OSN] k12ltsp distribution thoughts...

Nils Breunese nils at breun.nl
Fri Jul 27 01:13:42 UTC 2007

Luis Montes wrote:

> Forgive me if this has been asked before, but why is k12ltsp an  
> entire distro and not just a yum repository?
> I understand that k12ltsp makes it easy to do LTSP installs at the  
> time of installing the operating system, especially for new users.  
> I aslo understand that people may wish to install an LTSP server  
> that may not have internet access readily available, but there are  
> ways around those issues.
> We could do local installs with an iso or tarball of all the  
> k12ltsp rpms for a specific spin of fedora, say Fedora7's launch  
> release. Also, the latest fedora installer lets you specify  
> additional yum repositories for cases when an internet connection  
> is readily available at the time of install.
> I very much appreciate the work Eric Harrison does on this project,  
> and if lifting the burden of full CD/DVDs and non-ltsp updates from  
> him would help out, I'm all for it.

I believe people are working to get LTSP into Fedora and other  
distributions, but until that time K12LTSP is the easiest way to get  
going with LTSP.

Nils Breunese.

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