How to speed up the Edubuntu thinclient and how to create multiple user on the Edubuntu server

Matt Johnson johnsonmlw at
Sun Nov 13 19:13:43 UTC 2011

On 12 November 2011 22:22, Jeff Brown <jeff at> wrote:
> On 12 Nov 2011, at 10:11 AM, jigmet mingur wrote:

> I know Tux-'x' is responsible for that, mostly, and is so slow it's unusable
> with more than 2 people using it at a time). But do give compression a try.
> I think it makes a noticeable improvement for browsing and general work.
> (Aside: does anyone know of a decent touch-typing program that isn't as
> bandwidth intensive as Tux?)

Would your thin client hardware be up to allowing local apps? We run Tux Paint this way, which means that the thin client hardware resources (memory) are used. Really slick and gives LTSP environments great scalability, taking load from the server. We do this for Firefox (and Flash) too. And for TuxMath and Hydrogen.

(Although on 10.04, I'm pretty sure I didn't have to copy the 'wrapper script' it's talking about.)


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