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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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 ...
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LTSP thin client would not login

The situation is: I have created an Ubuntu LTSP 64bit Server with 32 bit clients using the steps in this tutorial. I used Virtual Box machine as thin client using same procedure in this tutorial. ...
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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 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. ...
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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 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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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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Can PXE be used to logon to VM

Can I use PXE to boot a thin/fat client directly into a running VM. My plan is to have my server running the VMs (Windows and ubuntu machines)in XEN or KVM I need for the Family to use and have some ...
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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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Is there a way to speed up the processing speed, using Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit) LTSP FAT client?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit) with LTSP FAT Client. Before this set-up, I was using Thin Client and the processing speed was average. However, after changing it into FAT Client, the ...
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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 ubuntu 12.04 thin clients login problem [closed]

I login successfully from a thin client but a few seconds later the screen becomes black and returns back to the login screen
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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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Nvidia install fails on depmod - bad exit status: 1 [closed]

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers in a thin client (LTSP) image using chroot on a Ubuntu 10.04 system. I have been following the tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuLTSP/AtomIon ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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LTSP clients stopped recognizing USB keys

We are experiencing some problem's with are LTSP server regarding USB Drive on the users thinclient. It use to work flawlessly and I guess an update is to blame for it not working anymore. It ...
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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 to boot an installed Ubuntu 14.04 shared throgh NFS via PXE (a.k.a a diskless station)?

I know LSTP exists, but I want to do it "manually" I've achieved booting a LiveCD, but with a system installed in a second hard disk (namely, /dev/sdb1) I'm stuck in a busybox shell. Basically, what I ...
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How can I setup a LTSP server on VMWare?

I have VMware Workstation 10 and I set the networking to bridged. How can I use my existing network and router. My local router address is 10.0.1.1, and my Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0. What I am ...
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LTSP installation step failed

Today I've tried installing an LTSP server on a virtual machine (host : Win 8 x64, virtualbox 4.3.6 r191406 as the newer versions have problems), I gave it an additional NIC as host only. Everything ...
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Cannot find thin client manager in edubuntu 14.04

Based on suggestions provided by experts, I installed edubuntu 14.04 and configured ltsp. The client boot up and everything works fine. But the ubuntu update forum says thin client manager for trusty ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTSP Thin Client Direct X option fails to load Unity

I have been experimenting setting up an LTSP server over the past few days. I've previously done this with 12.04, and I found that I could get a workable session going using the Ubuntu 2D session ...
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Accessing scanners attached to thin clients

I have been using LTSP in one distribution or another for the last 10 years. We currently have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS LTSP deployed at several sites and have begun the process of migrating them to Ubuntu ...
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Error connecting to Windows Terminal Server VIA network boot

I am currently trying to load a windows terminal server screen instead of a Ubuntu screen , I keep receiving a blank black screen with only the cursor visible or an error screen with a lengthy busybox ...
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Directory /etc/X11/X is empty! Login directs to tty

I have Ubuntu 12.04 lts and my pc is down for a long time. Not like with hardware. I have asked a few questions about this. Here are their links. ctrl+alt+f7 and ctrl+alt+f8 not changing back into the ...
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How to find the ip-address of the system in ubuntu Ltsp?

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 ltsp want to find the ipaddress of the system in which a user logins in the format username1 ip address login time username1 ip address login time username1 ip address login ...