LTSP Workshop

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Draft plans for LTSP workshop at Sheffield Hacklab - Matilda Social Centre

LTSP WORKSHOP

Date ..

May 26th - 27th ( TBC )

Overview

Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) is an addon package to Gnu/Linux Distributions that allows you to run lots of low powered "thin" clients from a central server. This allows you to quickly deploy labs of terminals, make changes and simplifies maintenance.

Suitability

  • Moderate IT Skill levels
  • Linux desktop users wishing to expand their skills in system administration.
  • Adminstrators looking to gain insight into setting Linux Terminal Server based networks
  • Activists looking to quickly implement lowcost, reliable networked media labs using redundant technology

Content

  • Installing Debian and SUSE file server in preparation for LTSP
  • Getting and installing the latest version of LTSP
  • Automatic IP addressing using DHCP
  • Exporting File Systems using NFS (Network File System)
  • Network Booting from Etherboot and PXE
  • Running graphical applications across a network ( Remote X ).
  • Setting up for local device access ( local sound, USB, CD devices )