[K12OSN] Using Docks with k12ltsp el5
mrjohnlucas at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 21:23:32 UTC 2009
Brian Chivers wrote:
> I'm trying to make the front end to our thin clients a little
> "friendlier" for students a bit more like the "easy mode" on EeePC's /
> Aspire Ones. I know the normal KDE/GNome desktop is easy to use it's
> just that I'm trying to get the thin clients more accepted by staff
> more then students as they are all "We MUST have M$Windows) so a
> pretty front end might help :-)
> I've had a read about IceWM & Xfce but can't seem to find how
> ASUS/Acer have done this "Easy Mode", it looks like they have a custom
> desktop manager :-(
> So I'm now thinking of some sort of OSX style dock along the bottom
> with the common apps on it. Looking at the site below I really like
> the look of Avent Windows Navigator but this requires Compiz & I don't
> think this works with thin clients :-) so the looking at the simplier
> ones "Engage Dock" looks nice.
> Now the question, has anyone experimented with these or this sort of
> thing for there own thin client roll outs ??
You might want to take a look at the Ubuntu's Gnome "Netbook Remix":
It might meet your needs.
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