[K12OSN] 1 nic k12ltsp 6.0

Will Hatch whatch at anwsu.org
Mon Sep 22 15:47:16 UTC 2008

Sorry I omitted this important information.  All of these computers run
either windows 2000 professional or windows xp.  

Does 5.0EL have all of the educational software added to it?  Is it an
upgrade, or do I need to do a fresh install?  

>>> "Terrell Prudé Jr." <microman at cmosnetworks.com> 9/22/2008 10:39 am

Will Hatch wrote:
> I have k12ltsp successfully running on a Dell Optiplex 745 with one
NIC.  I am accessing it with DevonIT thin clients.  I have fixed the ip
address as, and with the DevonIT thin clients all I had to
do is create a session to access the linux terminal server.  It works
> What I'm wondering though is how do I tap into my k12 box from a
traditional computer?  I have a Windows Server 2008 box handling DHCP
and DNS in the school.  We are using a Windows network for terminal
services also, and this is our primary platform.  
> I guess I"m looking for something like the remote desktop connection.
 It would be nice to get the k12 box from other places in the school,
besides the lab where the DevonIT clients are located.  
> Thanks!

Glad you're having success with K12LTSP.  Note: if you're running 
K12LTSP 6.0, I think everyone on this list would recommend that you
to 5.0EL as soon as you possibly can.  The reason is that Fedora Core 6

(the basis of version 6.0) is no longer supported with security updates

since December 2007.  Version 5.0EL, on the other hand, will get 
security updates until 2014.

Now, to answer your question, we'll need to know what OS these 
"traditional computers" are running, e. g. a GNU/Linux distro, FreeBSD,

Mac OS, etc.

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