Is Hardy ltsp ready for production?

Greg Reagle greagle at citidc.com
Wed Feb 27 14:15:40 GMT 2008


I like xpdf (better than evince, better than Reader).

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: edubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:edubuntu-users-
> bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of David Van Assche
> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 6:01 AM
> To: Gavin McCullagh; Edubuntu Users Group
> Subject: Re: Is Hardy ltsp ready for production?
> 
> Talking about evince, on Gutsy, it will not print certain pdf
documents,
> so I had to resort to installing Adobe Reader 8, which is why I
probably
> didn't notice that one... still, the updates are only on one computer,
> after all its ltsp... ;-)
> 
> David
> 
> 
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Gavin McCullagh
<gmccullagh at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> 
> 	Hi,
> 
> 
> 	2008/2/27 David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com>:
> 
> 
> 		I have it installed on a production server, and the only
> things I noticed that might be problematic are:
> 
> 		- cds showed on multiple systems when put into a client
> machine (with authorisation warning)
> 		- printing didn't work in firefox 3 beta 3 (should be
fixed in
> beta 4)
> 
> 		Other than that, no issues...
> 
> 
> 	I upgraded my girlfriend's laptop and we discovered a nasty
memory
> leak in evince (aka poppler), the PDF viewer fairly quickly.
> 
> 	https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/+bug/195183
> 
> 	I'd be a little worried about using Hardy in production until
it's
> released, not specifically because of LTSP but because of the Ubuntu
> system as a whole not being stable yet.
> 
> 	You'll also have a mountain of updates to apply which will be
fixing
> and breaking things for the next month or two.
> 
> 	Gavin
> 
> 




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