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Re: [K12OSN] Welcome! And few questions :)



On Wed, 2012-12-12 at 12:00 -0500, k12osn-request redhat com wrote:
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> Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 01:44:03 -0600
> From: Burke Almquist <burke thealmquists net>
> To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
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> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Welcome! And few questions :)
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> On Dec 7, 2012, at 5:11 AM, Marcin Wilk wrote:
> 
> > Hello!
> > I would like to welcome everyone, it is my first message here:)
> Hi! :)
> > My name is Marcin and i'm from Poland.
> > First i must say that K12 EL6 is a great project, especially that is
> use
> > Scientific Linux, i think best EL6 distro.
> > I still have some questions, that maybe someone will be able to
> answer me:
> > 1. Epoptes - did someone try it or use it with k12 (admin panel and
> > client app)? any problems?
> I think it has been done, but I haven't tried it myself. I'm not sure
> why it wouldn't work though. I know it work on other LTSP setups
> according to it's creator.
> 
> 
> > 2. I found info that there will be DVD release - will be there
> > instruction how to make own DVD (for example with my language as
> > default, and some additional software installed by default like
> epoptes,
> > dansguardian, squid)?
> There was a separate DVD release, but it has gotten rather stale. The
> best way to install it is to follow the instructions on the wiki. 
> https://fedorahosted.org/k12linux/ 
> As a rule, this is the place to check for answers first. If it's not
> included there, then ask on this list. That way we can add FAQs to the
> wiki!
If you intend to do a number of identical installs, look at kickstart
http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/5.2/Installation_Guide/s1-kickstart2-howuse.html
> 
> 
> > 3. Is there fat clients support? I saw on the video that some
> software
> > can be prepared to run like that, is it possible to make it run all
> apps
> > like that?
> Yes. Naturally, to run apps on the fat clients you need clients
> powerful enough to do this, but otherwise it should work fine.
> You simply need to enable local apps, install the app in the thin
> client chroot, and then create a shortcut that uses the local app.
If you want to run _all_ apps locally, you may wish to look at drbl
instead:

http://drbl.sourceforge.net/

Regards,
William




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