[K12OSN] Making Centos 5.1-i386 K12LTSP compliant

Nils Breunese nils at breun.nl
Thu Feb 14 07:52:17 UTC 2008

Terrell Prudé Jr. wrote:

> I haven't yet tried this, so YMMV.  Standard liability disclaimers  
> apply, so try this on a test box first.  Any ol' box with CentOS 5  
> on it ought to do.
> Make the file /etc/yum.repos.d/k12ltsp.repo,  and put the following  
> in it:
> ---------- CUT HERE ------------
> k12ltsp]
> name=K12LTSP
> mirrorlist=http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/mirrors/k12ltsp-4.2EL-32bit
> gpgkey=http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/K12LTSP-GPG-KEY
> enabled=1
> gpgcheck=1
> ---------- CUT HERE ------------
> Permissions on this file are 644 on my system, with owner  
> root:root.  Of course, 664 would be fine as well.  My intuition says  
> that even 600 should be fine.
> Then, try "yum update" and see how things go.  This is the same  
> process for adding the RPMForge repositories on CentOS 5, and thus,  
> I'd figure the same would apply to any other "3rd-party" repository  
> like the K12LTSP one.

The 'yum update' should work, as all CentOS 5 packages are also in the  
K12LTSP 5EL repo, but it won't get you any LTSP bits. You probably  
neeed a bunch of packages with ltsp in the name, but I don't know if  
that should get you a working LTSP setup.

Nils Breunese.

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