[K12OSN] Life after LTSP

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 04:00:21 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 12:27 PM, Robert Arkiletian <robark at gmail.com> wrote:
> 4)
> If Ubuntu is successful with their move to Wayland display server
> (away from X), LTSP may not even work as Wayland has no network
> transparency as X does. Not sure if having X as a client itself on top
> of Wayland will work with LTSP. My guess is it will be troublesome
> because the client will need Wayland up first before X (which btw
> means it will also definitely need an opengl capable chipset). I
> suspect that unless the LTSP project goes back to the way they did
> things in LTSP 4, where they pretty much managed and built the chroot
> as a seperate distro, I think Wayland is going to break LTSP with the
> Muekow way of doing things.

I think the url below explains it pretty well.
The good news: Seems Wayland may yet get some kind of network remoting protocol.


Fedora devel list has a very interesting and long thread about the
Wayland issue.

The times they are a changing.

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada

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