System ram requirements for LTSP

Anton Shaleyev interlinguamaster at
Sat Sep 15 17:27:49 BST 2007

And what the best way to create computer classroom with Edubuntu? I
mean new classroom with new computers.
Thin clients without RAM and hard drives or complete computers with
loading OS from hard disk and file server with LDAP synchronizing?

Anton Shaleyev

2007/9/15, Kai Wüstermann <k.wuestermann at>:
> Moin David!
> Am Samstag, den 15.09.2007, 13:41 +0200 schrieb David Van Assche:
> >    I understand that 128mb per client is needed from the server, but
> > what if the thin clients have ram themselves? Is there any way to
> > utilise that, or is it completely ignored? I ask because our thin
> > clients are all laptops with 512 mb ram.
> Your thin clients only do the video output. They use something about
> 128mb not more.
> If you want to use more memory of the client you must run programs using
> much ram locally. But this needs a lot of administration. Documentation
> for ltsp-4.x:
> You also can use the laptops as fat clients but this is not supported by
> edubuntu.
> Kai Wüstermann
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