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Re: [K12OSN] Any news about K12LTSP 7



Mel Wade wrote:
> When do you expect an EL-5 64bit version?

I expect it to be usable right now:

	http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/K12LTSP/5.0.0-EL-64bit/

I have a number of really small things todo before I put out the final
build, but the beta appears to already be in fairly wide use.

-Eric

> On 6/4/07, Eric Harrison <eharrison mail mesd k12 or us> wrote:
>>
>> Shishir Jha wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > Just was curious to know whether k12LTSP v7 is in plans or not. And if
>> > yes then which version of LTSP is going to incorporated in it. We are
>> > currently using K12LTSP 5 and are thinking of upgrading to newer
>> > version. We have been trying out Edubuntu 7.04 for test and are giving
>> > it a thought due to its ease with Pulseaudio and LTSP 5. But as we
>> > have been using K12 I dont want to change to debian based Linux from
>> > .rpm based system.
>> >
>> > So guys, if anybody knows about any plans for K12LTSP and its detail,
>> > please do share it with me so that I can decide what to do and whether
>> > to upgrade or wait for release of version 7 of K12
>> >
>>
>>
>> Yes, there will be two new versions released in the near future (next
>> 1-4 weeks, depending on how busy these last two weeks of school are for
>> me).
>>
>>
>> K12LTSP 5.0-EL  will be based on CentOS 5, which is very similar to
>> Fedora Core 6 (i.e. the current K12LTSP 6.0.0), but will be supported
>> with security patches for the next several years. Use this one if you
>> want to install a server and not upgrade it for a long time.
>>
>>
>> K12LTSP 7.0  will be based on Fedora 7, which was just released a couple
>> of days ago. F7 will be supported with security patches for the next
>> year and a half. Use this one if you want the latest-and-greatest and
>> are willing to upgrade every year.
>>
>>
>>
>> If you want to help out with the testing, you will find the pre-release
>> versions here:
>>
>> K12LTSP 5.0-EL:
>>
>>         http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/K12LTSP/5.0.0-EL-32bit/
>>
>> K12LTSP 7.0:
>>
>>         http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/K12LTSP/testing/7.0.0-32bit/
>>
>> -Eric
>>


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