[K12OSN] Preparing K12Linux F11

Michael J. Izak mizak at worldnet.att.net
Wed Jun 3 13:31:26 UTC 2009

Please include Firefox and Thunderbird. When Thunderbird is included it 
would be a whole lot easier for a lot of people to install the distro 
and go from there without any more fiddling. Most wise people and small 
law firms use Fedora and Thunderbird as a mail server only.
Michael Izak

Warren Togami wrote:
> Hey folks,
> Fedora 11 is soon to be released.  Sometime after that I will spin a 
> new K12Linux Live Server ISO image.
> http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/ltsp/k12linux/f11/beta1/
> Currently the beta is under 1GB in size.  Would folks prefer that the 
> image include OpenOffice and educational apps?  The image would likely 
> be around 1.5GB in that case.
> Please reply here with a list of packages already in Fedora that you 
> would like to be included in the image.  Around mid-June I will spin 
> up a release candidate for folks here to test.
> (It seems we shouldn't include Tuxtyping, Tuxmath and Tuxpaint because 
> they are impossible to use over the network right?)
> * Can somebody volunteer to take charge of compiling the list?
> * http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Join
> If a package you want is not already in Fedora, then you need to 
> follow the procedure to become a Fedora packager and add the package 
> yourself.
> * No, we cannot include any packages not included in Fedora.
> * I am thinking to make the K12Linux F11 Live Server ISO x86-64 only 
> as this is the majority of deployments.  32bit clients are supported 
> by the 64bit server.  32bit servers are still possible if you install 
> K12Linux on top of the standard Fedora 11.
> Warren Togami
> wtogami at redhat.com
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