[ubuntu-my] Ubuntu, diskless

Nick HS nick at daenim.com
Sun Apr 12 12:05:31 BST 2009

On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 18:47 +0800, Umarzuki Mochlis wrote:
> A friend asked me on how to implement this kind of setup in a cyber
> cafe that he works. I never done that kind of stuff before and if I
> didn't know any better, I'd just give him this link instead:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto
> But the problem is, he also needs me to teach him Ubuntu basics which
> scares me a lot because it'll be hard for a newbie to maintain such a
> setup without months of system admin experience, IMHO. I'd be glad to
> help him on understanding GNU+Linux and Ubuntu but regarding this
> diskless thing, and I could try setup the diskless environment but it
> could lead to a lot of other stuff. I believe technicians out there
> know what I mean.
> How do I go about this problem?
Take a look at LTSP, its super simplified, super easy to setup from 8.04
onwards and allows you to do exactly that. Hardest part is setting up,
after that its a piece of cake to maintain.

Thanks Nick

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