Creating a school computer lab with edbuntu and ltsp
giacomo.trovato at gmail.com
Mon May 21 17:45:17 UTC 2012
I have not configured locall applications since my thin clients are
very poor: Geode 500 Mhz, 256 Mb RAM without disk.
They are Alix3d3 (http://pcengines.ch/alix3d3.htm).
2012/5/21 Richard Doyle <rdoyle at islandnetworks.com>:
> On 05/21/2012 09:00 AM, Quynh Vu Do wrote:
>> 2012/5/21 Giacomo Trovato <giacomo.trovato at gmail.com
>> <mailto:giacomo.trovato at gmail.com>>
>> Hi All,
>> I'm running Edubuntu 10.01 with 10 thin clients in a school.
>> I started with 3 GB on the server, but when thin clients surf the
>> web with Firefox (and Flash) they sometimes hanged.
>> I had the same problem. It was solved by setting Firefox to run as
>> localapps on the thin client instaed of on the LTSP server :
>> It makes a night and day difference with the same amount of RAM on the
>> LTSP server : no more slowdowns and freezes when not running localapps.
>> My config is 4 GB RAM, with a Quad-Core, running a network of 12-14 thin
>> clients (512 Mb RAM).
> And video is much smoother in web browsers run as local apps.
> Our classroom has a quadcore server with 4 GB RAM, 18 thin clients with
> 2GB apiece, running google chrome as a local app.
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