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LTSP thin client to single user mode

Is it possible to boot a LTSP thin client to single user mode? I've updated the default entry under /var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386/pxelinux.cfg to read as follows: - append ro initrd=initrd.img root=/...
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How to install local applications in ltsp thin clients?

I've configured a ltsp server at home and built the thin client. Though, I'd now like to know how to add local applications to the thin client, namely chromium-browser and emacs24.
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LTSP client synchronize blackberry address book & calendar with evolution

I'm trying to setup blackberry sync'ing with Evolution on a LTSP client. It works on the server. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 64bit on the server and here are the instructions I've followed to get the ...
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Can i use Ubuntu 11.10 for netboot?

can i use an Ubuntu 11.10 for netboot over PXE? im aware of the LTSP and other similar proyects, but i dont find information using ubuntu 11.10 (the latest)
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How do I stop server mounted USB drives showing a dialogue on thin clients

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 64bit Desktop on my server with LTSP5.2 and 10 workstations. Everytime I put a CD or USB disk into the server it shows up with an error on all the workstations saying 'Unable ...
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LTSP thin client boots to a command prompt instead of a GUI [closed]

When I install Edubuntu 11.10 with LTSP, it installs fine. When I go to boot from the thin client it opens a terminal (looks like MS-DOS) on the thin client, but the LTSP server shows a GUI. I am new ...
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Is Wireless LTSP possible?

Background: I've been doing research into LTSP, to see if it would be a viable option for my school. However, (almost) everything I've found say that wireless LTSP isn't possible. This is a problem ...
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Thinclient Boot CD

How can I create a bootable CD to run on an old PC accessing an LTSP server. I have found ample documentation on installing an LTSP server, but no reference on how to create a bootable CD. (PC ...
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How to resolve thin client log on freezing using LDAP + LTSP 12.04?

On Ubuntu 12.04 I have some kind of problem with LTSP and LDAP. Sometimes I can log to the server, but sometimes I can't (window freezes on LDM) log in from the thin client. Everything is OK when I ...
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How to create a file in a specific location for every user?

I'm running an Ubuntu LTSP setup at a school with about 60 unique users. Occasionally, we need to share a document, create a directory or place a config file in every user's account. Obviously, it's ...
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/etc/network/interfaces is almost empty

I'm trying to set up a static IP address for my LTSP server as to configure one of my two NICs (internal one : Server -> Light client) via the /etc/network/interfaces , but when I open the interfaces ...
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How do I use with LTSP with a Dell FX170 thin client?

Just got a reconditioned DELL Optiplex FX170 thin client delivered, without an image. On power-up, I see the message: DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER I am very sure all the ...
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Proxy settings do not promulgate to fat or thin clients [closed]

I work in Hertfordshire schools, which use a proxy eg http://wf1.thegrid.org.uk on port 80 to allow graded access by all users, within the schools, to the Internet. I have Ubuntu 10.04LTS successfully ...
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How do I wake up the printer when it sleeps?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on an LTSP network. I have attached a printer to the server via USB. The printer is an HP LaserJet Pro P1102 with driver Foomatic/foo2zjs-z2 (recommended). Often the ...
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What do I need to get started with thin clients?

I'm planning to make an ubuntu server (with load balancing to a few offstage computers) and have thin clients connect to it. Unfortunately, I don't know how to make a thin client, or the setup ...
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Edubuntu LTSP amd64 not Loading with PXE

I have a computer lab running off of an i386 fat-client image right now. The image is being hosted via LTSP on Edubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with the client being the same desktop. However, the package system ...
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LTSP Thin clients Login problem

The situation is: I have created an Ubuntu LTSP 64bit Server with 32 bit clients using steps in this tutorial. I used Virtual Box machine as thin client using same procedure in this tutorial. Every ...
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How to make LTSP log into the Windows 7 VM

I have managed to install Ubuntu server and Mythbuntu and a remote front-end. Now I think it could be nice to integrate my Windows machine with the server and use Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) ...
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Thin clients video in LTSP changed when adding a new video card to the server

First of all I'm new in using linux and please forgive my bad english. I have an server with Edubuntu LTSP 10.10, a projector and 20 thin clients. On the server I had to install a video card (nvidia ...
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Multi user, multi system, non central, software development server? [closed]

I currently develop many different types of application and until now have had a 'base' linux system for everyday general use. Within this system I use VirtualBox to install different Linux ...
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LTSP - thin client VS fat client - how does the root folder work?

There is plenty of information on the internet including here, but I could not find a specific discussion on it. Any comment is appreciated. Sorry if it is a very rookie question. I installed Ubuntu ...
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what is the best choice to replace RDS Server …LTSP or XDMCP in 14.04

At work I need to replace Remote desktop server with same ubuntu server that give me ability to attach hp thin clients with it so users can login to desktop and run application same as windows RD. ...
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what is the difference between ltsp-server and ltsp-server-standalone packages?

what is the difference between ltsp-server and ltsp-server-standalone packages? and what packages i must use for setting up ltsp-cluster root server. according to this link https://help.ubuntu.com/...
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How to change the keyboard layout of LTSP clients in 13.10

I am trying to change the keyboard layout for ubuntu 13.10 ltsp clients. I edited /var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386/lts.conf (which was empty after the install). What works is de/german, but this is the ...
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LTSP client image load hangs on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm bringing up LTSP on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for the first time. The client reaches the point that its console says: TFTP prefix: /ltsp/i386 Trying to load: pxelinux.cfg/default Loading vmliuz-3.13.0-24-...
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LTSP + AD Integration

I have a Windows AD environment with user profiles having homedirs in Windows. Now I have setup an Ubuntu LTSP Server (10.04.3 - installed via ubuntu-alternate 64bit) My target was to integrate both ...
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How do I change a local apps locale in LTSP?

I'm wondering how to change locale (UI gtk) inside local apps to ru_RU for example instead of en_US. Ror example i install chromium-browser inside client image chroot /opt/ltsp/i386 apt-get -y ...
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LTSP failed to establish RDP connection

Could you please help me? I installed a ltsp server on a ubuntu 12.04 machine in order to use it as a thin client to connect to the terminal server of the company. i did installed ltsp-server ...
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LTSP Localapps rus files

Good day everyone! I am installed on ubuntu server 14.04 a LTSP server and GUI Mate. When, i'm trying open russian named files, with ltsp-localapps command, i see window with error message, about what ...
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use clients on terminal server

I installed a terminal server on ubuntu using ltsp-standalone and client with the i386. I did the network configuration also. But the question now is how do I have to make clients and/or how can they ...
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LTSP Thin Clients can't see usb flash drives and other devices

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit as an LTSP server and I have several 32bit thin clients attached to it. They have USB keyboards and mice and they work fine, but they don't recognize USB drives, scanners and ...
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Can't find LTSP option when booting from Ubuntu Server ISO images

I have tried using a Windows & Ubuntu host machine running both VMware pro & Virtual box to install an LTSP server from an Ubuntu server installation iso. When I start up the Ubuntu server ...
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Automatic software management for user groups

When adding new users, is it possible to install software based on their user groups? For example a Netbeans IDE for say a 'Java development' group or a LAMP stack for a 'web development' group. Then,...
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Thin-client Edubuntu 14.04 LTSP

I'm using VBox for this: I already have 2 thin-client PC-1 and PC-2, and in the server I have 3 users: staff, student, archie (admin) What I want to do with the client is, how to make both of them ...
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LTSP thin client - Mount local hard drive

If I am running a thin client on an LTSP server, is there any way to mount the client local hard drive ? I know the system is not running on the client, but as I can use removable devices (USB sticks,...
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LTSP Client Boot Issue - Ubuntu 12.04 VMware

Today I've been trying to get a virtual Ubuntu 12.04 LTSP server and client setup running in VMWare Fusion by following this guide. http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/how-create-ubuntu-1104-x64-ltsp-...
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LTSP client boots on busybox

I've installed an LTSP server on my linux desktop 12.04 (virtual machine), set all the necessary network settings. Now I created a thin client using virtualbox, booted (after starting up the server ...
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Where do ltsp user accounts need to reside?

I've looked at the fan club ltsp install articles, but I cannot tell if the user accounts for my ltsp users need to reside only on the ltsp image. I believe that is the case, and I've added them ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 9.04 LTSP Thin client to Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a setup with Ubuntu 9.04 LTSP server and Ubuntu 9.04 LTSP Thin client. I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 9.04 LTSP Thin client to Ubuntu 12.04 or higher. Is it possible to upgrade? If it is, How can ...
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Edubuntu LTSP client desktop management

I am working with edubuntu to create a LTSP server. I need to have control over the desktops of the client as this will be implemented in a school environment. I have several LTSP 4 servers running ...
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LTSP problem with old CPU client

I want to setup LTSP with 12.04, but I have a problem with some clients. When I try to boot them, fail with a reference to cmov and cx8 support in the CPU. After some investigation, I discover that ...
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LTSP overlays for fat-clients

I've been using LTSP5.2 under Ubuntu for a while, mostly with mythbuntu. When I used to create a client image with the mythbuntu switches it created an overlay to store data for each client ...
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USB scanners not coming through on LTSP clients

Have 30 workstations all running nicely on LTSP, each running ubuntu. Bought 5 Epson V33 scanners, which of course worked fine on local ubuntu installs. When these clients are running through LTSP ...
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Acer Aspire R3-131T R11 with LTSP 14.04 starts with black screen

I'm having trouble with an Acer R11 laptop (client). It boots over Lan getting its disk image from an 14.04 LTSP Server. After the initial Acer Splash-DHCP-TFTP sequence a console is shortly visible, ...
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04 LTSP Problems

I've come across a problem where I have gone through a read-me verbatim, and although it works fine, every time I reboot my system (Virtualbox in this matter), the IP address changes even though I ...
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How to switch off sidebar menu at thin clients based on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've got LTSP server based on ubuntu 12.04. I need to hide or disallow or switch off the launcher on thin clients forever (not only for one time, because every session does not save any data on server,...
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Error building an ARM ltsp client image

I have installed ltsp on an Ubuntu 14.04 Server and am trying to build an arm client image using sudo ltsp-build-client --arch armhf The goal is to log into the server using a Raspberry Pi with ...
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Mounting Network Share Folder using Active Directory Credentials

How do I mount a network share ( can be on startup or fstab ) in the windows server. My Ubuntu is connected and login using Active Directory account, I need to find a way to let it mount department ...
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Edubuntu and Firefox add ons help

I have installed Edubuntu 12.04 and have ltsp working. This is installed in a classroom setting and I would like to use a content filter in Firefox as an add on. The add on I would like to use is ...
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Where is the Mythbuntu control center diskless server option

Mythbuntu's control center used to have an option to setup a diskless server. I've got it going manually but I wanted to know; Is the option to make diskless systems coming back to mythbuntu-control-...