[K12OSN] release update...
dean at mumby.co.za
Fri Jun 29 13:51:40 UTC 2007
Terrell Prudé Jr. wrote:
> Here's a little K12LTSP 5.0EL testimonial.
> Wednesday afternoon, I did a LTSP demo for some educators, nearly all
> of them from other countries. For the demo, I prepared two
> servers--K12LTSP 5.0EL and Edubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn. I had
> originally planned to do the demo with Edubuntu, but unfortunately,
> some technical difficulties came up. Something got corrupted somehow,
> because the box was not letting people log in. You got the login
> screen, but you couldn't actually log in...not from a thin client.
> And I didn't have time to troubleshoot it.
It is strange I have this problem on an ubuntu fiesty server with ltsp 5
on it. and on the exact same hardware i have edubuntu 7.04 running fine.
Has anyone else experienced this
> Fortunately, I had the K12LTSP 5.0EL box as a backup, which I finished
> building a day and a half before the demo. This thing performed
> absolutely flawlessly. It was actually quite uneventful, almost
> anticlimactic. That's a good thing, BTW. I asked a software
> distribution that was still hot off the presses (a day old, *maybe*)
> to do a command performance, and it did. Now, the only thing I need
> to do is get sound working with KDE on the terminals; it already works
> w/ GNOME.
> You know, I'm glad that Edubuntu exists. It shows a lot of promise
> and looks very cool, and I *love* the Debian package management
> system. But whenever I've needed solidity and reliability, I've
> always ended up back at a K12LTSP EL release. Wednesday was one such
> case. Thanks to the new 5.0EL, I think I might've gotten a couple of
> people to start considering F/OSS in their own schools.
> Do you GNU!?
> Microsoft Free since 2003 <http://www.gnu.org/>--the ultimate
> antivirus protection!
> Eric Harrison wrote:
>> I'm making a lot of head-way on K12LTSP 7.0.0. Today I have a big chunk
>> of time set-aside to do testing. With any luck, I'll have a solid build
>> uploaded tomorrow.
>> It often takes a while to put together a release announcement... I'd
>> rather work on K12LTSP 7.0.0 today than to do an announcement on K12LTSP
>> 5.0.0EL. You may notice, however, that the "BETA" label has been removed
>> from the K12LTSP 5.0.0EL images ;-)
>> 32bit ISOs:
>> rsync -Pav k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us::K12LTSP-5.0.0-EL-32bit-iso/* .
>> 32bit DVD:
>> rsync -Pav k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us::K12LTSP-5.0.0-EL-32bit-dvd/* .
>> 64bit ISOs:
>> rsync -Pav k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us::K12LTSP-5.0.0-EL-64bit-iso/* .
>> 64bit DVD:
>> rsync -Pav k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us::K12LTSP-5.0.0-EL-64bit-dvd/* .
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