[K12OSN] Morley's Great K12LTSP labs - update

Tom Wolfe 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 
tip though.

Tom Wolfe

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).
> --TP

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