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The Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) provides thin-client support for Linux

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Trying to authenticate LTSP client using ldap

After installing LTSP on ubuntu 20.04. Client image is maintained using the chroot. Manually maintained a chroot directory using console commands. Now I have to authenticate ltsp client using LDAP . ...
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problem setting up pxe boot with diskless client ubuntu 20.04 (dnsmasq,nfs server) ltsp like

i have been struggling for the last 3 weeks setting up some thing like ltsp. we have a call center with 50 + client with 2G ram which is not enough, and a beafy server with 64 G ram. we used to use ...
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How do I disable the "Would you like to set up Livepatch now" message at login?

I have some LTSP clients with Ubuntu 20.04. Whenever login, there is always a prompt "Would you like to set up Livepatch now". We would not like to set up Livepatch. Any command to ...
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how to make thin client turned on after turning on server

I have a LTSP server and 20 thin clients I have already enabled wake on LAN on every thin client and also I can control(boot,turn of) my thin clients with VNC edition " epoptes" now I want to ...
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16.04 LTSP Thick Clients Need USB Headset Support?

I am in a bit of a bind and Google has been no help. We run a call center with 80 stations, which all PXE boot a Ubuntu 16.04 LTSP desktop from a central server using the LTSP project code. We ...
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Is it possible to serve a VirtualBox image with LTSP?

We have a Ubuntu image with LTSP that is used to boot about 60 classroom PCs (Ubuntu fat clients). The most difficult part we face is to maintain the bootable image (keeping latest security changes) ...
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LTSP fat clients not connecting to internet in proxy DHCP mode

My current setup is modem to router. Router(10.10.10.0/24) to virtual server via enp8s1. Virtual machine running pfsense as a DHCP server via enp3s0(a second nic in the server) a network 192.168.67.0/...
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Best Way to Install LTSP on Ubuntu 18.04

Upgrading my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16.04 then 18.04 LTS left LTSP unable to boot clients. I am using the traditional 2 NIC structure on 1404, with thin clients on a physically separate subnet, and their ...
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Ubuntu LTSP 18.04 lock screen not accepting password

I have an Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 with LTSP installed and currently being used with 4 fat clients and 6 users. Each user has the same problem, they cannot log back in after they lock their session. ...
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LTSP installation problem [duplicate]

On Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS I tried installing LTSP in "chroot" mode, following this guide. The initial command apt install --yes --install-recommends ltsp-server-standalone epoptes Returned: Reading ...
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How to fix intermittent connection problems on Epoptes

I have been using Epoptes on an Ubuntu 16.04 server to monitor my computer lab for about a year, it worked fine until I updated the clients from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. Now the client connects to the ...
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Windows in VM viewed by a Thin Client using LTSP

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server installed with LTSP and Virtualbox. I want to do a remote desktop (if it's possible) where my client can view or access the Windows from the Virtualbox using LTSP. ...
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Thin client boot from server

I have just installed a ubuntu 16.04 lts(Xenial Xerus) server, to test with a thin-client to boot from it. I have so far been successful,and after a week though the isc-dhcp-service is running well ...
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Is it possible to set display configuration programmatically on login time?

I have Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS server with fat LTSP clients with graphical MATE Desktop Environment. Some of clients have two display ports (DVI and VGA) on integrated Intel graphics card. On some of them ...
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LTSP on Ubuntu 17.04

I am trying to install LTSP on Ubuntu 17.04 Have used ltsp-server and dnsmasq as dhcp proxy. Sailed through installation. Was able to create chroot i386. However, when testing client i receive ...
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How do I execute a script on a LTSP-Thin Client after boot?

What is the best way to execute a script after boot/reboot on a specific thin-client in an LTSP enviroment? I want to run a script after boot to execute ltsp-localapps foo , but only on one client. ...
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Can an application started with ltsp-localapps write data to a local storage device (i.e a LOCALDEV as defined in lts.conf)?

I run successfully: ltsp-localapps motion I can write the output onto the ltsp-sever's disk, but I am not able to write the output files to a local device on the ltsp-client (e. g. SD card, local ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Diskless Workstation

I already follow all step given from here but when I try to boot the client using network it reply: CLIENT MAC ADDR: EC B1 D7 4F E5 C1 GUID: 80763A3E B448 E511 8E7C ECB1D74FE5C1 CLIENT IP: 192.168....
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How to install Virtualbox kernel module in 16.04 LTSP chroot?

Been trying to install Virtualbox for fat clients on a 16.04 server but can't get the kernel module to show up. I tried this: sudo ltsp-chroot -c -p apt-get update && apt-get install ...
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LTSP/Ubuntu 16.04: unable to login

I installed a LTSP server on top of Kubuntu 16.04 on a PC. The thin client (Asus Eee PC) boots as expected from the network and I get the ldm login screen. I enter my credentials but then I get a ...
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How to install video drivers in LTSP chroot?

We have an HP t520 thin client with AMD G-Series/Radeon R2E embedded graphics. The AMD proprietary video driver solves a problem that the Ubuntu open-source video driver has with display detection. ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTSP Fat clients autologin and no autologin clients

I have 16 clients for my school lab that work perfect with autologin option. I want to add some other fat clients in teachers room.For them i don't have record for LDM username an password in lts.conf ...
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Problem upgrading a chroot for FAT Clients (ltsp, edubuntu, and 14.04)

I have an edubuntu server. After I got the fat client image built, I followed the instructions on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuLTSP/ThinClientHowtoNAT so that the clients could have access ...
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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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ltsp-server-standalone uninstallable on 12,04

I did a normal install of Ubuntu 12.04 using the Alt ISO. When I try to install ltsp-server-standalone I get: ltsp@ubuntu32:~$ sudo apt-get install ltsp-server-standalone Reading package lists... ...
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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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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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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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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 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am very, very new to this Linux and I wanted the "easy way" to install a LTSP server. I read in this article (Ubuntu Help pages UbuntuLTSP/LTSPQuickInstall) that I can choose to install the LTSP ...
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Thin client "Error: Socket failed: Connection timed out" when booting from Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS LTSP server in virtual environment

Trying to get a thin client to boot from my VirtualBox installed with 14.04.2 and LTSP. Here's what is happening: Thin vm client powers on and gets assigned 192.168.9.20 by LTSP server Thin client ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 server with LTSP and AMD Geode GX-MMX

Already installed LTSP with apt-get install ltsp-server-standalone BUT ... anyone know this thin clients? I don't know which --arch param use to build LTSP.
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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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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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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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/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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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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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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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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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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LDAP authentication: not able to login through GUI but able to login from console

I am building a LTSP environment with LDAP authentication. I have configured the LTSP,LDAP server and client perfectly. I checked with getent passwd command in LTSP/LDAP client. I can see my LDAP ...
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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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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 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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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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