[K12OSN] Morley's Great K12LTSP labs - update
twolfe at sawback.com
Mon Jan 28 02:23:05 UTC 2008
Been there and done that. Yes, flash-with-sound worked, PAE worked, but
there were other issues with Edubuntu that drove me nuts. Thanks for the
On Sun, 27 Jan 2008, "Terrell Prudé Jr." wrote:
> Tom Wolfe wrote:
>> OK that settles the question of whether to go 5.0 EL or not -- if I
>> have to struggle another nanosecond with getting flash to work with
>> 64-bit I don't want anything to do with it. I'd rather run the risk of
>> being hacked and cracked, and that's the truth. Although I side with
>> the philosophical arguments, my teachers demand flash with sound as
>> their #1 priority, way above Office compatibility for example.
>> WRT disadvantages of Edubuntu -- the disadvantages for me anyhow were
>> numerous. Getting flash to work with 64-bit operating system proved a
>> futile exercise, and I ran into all kinds of little glitches along the
>> way. I won't go into details. That said it's got great curb appeal,
>> and I hope that their spring 2008 version has more promise because it
>> could be worth another look.
> How about just running 32-bit? You can run the HUGEMEM kernel with PAE
> extensions if you need more than 4GB DRAM (assumes Intel CPU's for PAE,
> of course).
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