is installing local apps the same in Karmic as Jaunty?

Stéphane Graber stgraber at
Fri Nov 6 04:57:44 GMT 2009

john wrote:
> Wow! That's what I call a quick response.
> Thanks Joseph!
> John
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Joseph Hartman <jlhartman at> wrote:
>> no, it is easier on Karmic. The karmic tutorial is on the LTSP wiki list of
>> howto's:
>> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 3:28 PM, john <lists.john at> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I am about to try installing local firefox via local apps on Karmic. I
>>> am following a Howto written for Jaunty
>>> Will this work, or are there changes in the way Local Apps are handled
>>> that I should know about?
>>> Any advice would be appreciated.
>>> Thanks!
>>> John

Just a few notes:
  - LOCAL_APPS=True should already be the default in Ubuntu (so you 
shouldn't have to set it)
  - If you set LOCAL_APPS_MENU = True and don't set 
LOCAL_APPS_MENU_ITEMS then all the available localapps will be exported. 
That may be easier in some cases (where you don't want whitelisting of 
  - Is there any reason to force DNS_SERVER and SEARCH_DOMAIN ? These 
two should be set using the DHCP, if not please file a bug.

Thanks for the howto.

Stéphane Graber
Ubuntu developer

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