[K12OSN] New install of K12LTSP - repo not found

peter at peterscheie.com peter at peterscheie.com
Mon Oct 24 01:49:34 UTC 2016

There are a few developers still working on LTSP, but they're mostly
Ubuntu/Debian folks, so for best results, you may want to move to either
of those distros.  AFAIK, there isn't anyone formally maintaining LTSP
bits for CentOS/Scientific/RHEL.


> Hi Everyone,
>> William,
>> I supected your opinitn that "It (K12Linux) absolutely didn't work on
>> 7". I work on K12Linux/CentOS 7 few mounts and I am siatified. I have
>> got older thin client image (Sicenbtific Linux 6.1). I am not going to
>> migrate to Edubuntu or Debian.
>> Best regards,
>> Radek
> I have a client, who is using an older version of the LTSP on CentOS6.
> They are having some issues, and I want to be able to do a software update
> so they're at the latest version of everything to see if that solves the
> problem.  I thought I could setup a test system in my office, and try it
> first before I do it for real on site.  However, getting a fresh CentOS6
> with LTSP turns out to be harder than I thought.
> I feel a bit sad that LTSP has slowly died - it is an excellent solution
> for small networks.  My client has a relatively powerful server, and about
> 6 diskless workstations (old Pentium 4 machines), and it's worked very
> well for them.
> I think the only viable option for my client is to switch to a windows
> server solution, but I can already hear the $$$ - none of the workstations
> will run in that new environment, so it's going to cost a lot upgrade.
> Regards,
> Paul.
> I told my wife she was drawing her eyebrows too high. She looked
> surprised.
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