Plan B Edubuntu Terminal Server Install Problem
dbclin at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 05:59:00 BST 2008
On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 18:33 -0700, operationsengineer1 at yahoo.com wrote:
> i tried to connect three computers. first, i connected my laptop
> (toshiba laptop circa 2005) which got me to the boot screen. i logged
> in with the admin password. the desktop displayed shortly thereafter,
> however, there was high pitched hum coming from the speakers (a ray
> gun sound came to mind) and none of the icons did anything. the mouse
> did move, though. i hate to hold the power button to shut down the
I have to admit that this is a bit above my pay scale, but you might
want to ensure that you've got enough server resources and that they can
get through the network: How much RAM is on the server? Is it actually
being read during boot? Are your cables, switch and NICs all at least
Again, you might also want to look at syslog during and after the
clients boot to see if there's anything strange there.
> also, i didn't realize the clients would be prompted for a password.
> how do i set the username and password for the specific clients?
While logged on as admin, click on "System - Administration - Users and
Groups - Add User"
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