How to upgrade ltsp

Krsnendu dasa krsnendu108 at
Fri Aug 24 02:21:45 BST 2007

On 24/08/07, Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Krsnendu dasa wrote:
> > Our school holidays are in September, so we what to get everything ready
> > before then and test it during the holidays (In particular we want to
> stress
> > test the multimedia - shockwave programs running simultaneously on 25
> > terminals.)
> I presume you mean Flash not Shockwave.

I mean Shockwave. I am running the apps through Crossover office. It
wouldn't run at all  in K12LTSP.  That is one o f the main reasons for the
change. I got it working on my home Ubuntu AMD64 system.

If you want to stress test, you might be interested in a project I'm
> working on:
> which might be a way to arrange this.  It's still early days so if you
> need
> something in particular added let me know.
> > Should we go with gutsy or stick with feisty? And if we go with Feisty,
> is
> > there a way to update just the ltsp parts that we need?
> Gutsy won't be released by then so unless there's something in particular
> you need in it, I'd be inclined toward feisty.  Even after release,
> there's
> likely to be a few bug fixes.  Feisty should be supported until the end of
> the school year so you won't be compelled (unless you want) to upgrade.
> There are considerable improvements in gutsy's LTSP -- notably boot speed.
> Gavin
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Can I just #apt-get upgrade ltsp
to get the gutsy improvements otherwise is just copying the new ldm all I
need to do. I guess there are other improvements too.
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