Tag Archives: LTSP

GNU/Linux Works In Computer Labs In Greece

After years of using GNU/Linux in schools and introducing it to many students and teachers,“All these tools together, Sch-scripts for setting-up PC labs, Epoptes for managing them, and LTSP are used in more than 500 schools, all over Greece. The … Continue reading

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Dave At City of Largo Reports Looking At NX and LibreOffice 4.1

While the trolls here constantly tell us how essential that other OS is people in the real world keep rolling along comfortably with GNU/Linux, LibreOffice and making unfettered (by M$’s EULA) use of the hardware they own. “We jumped on … Continue reading

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How to Implement FLOSS

I found an interesting article about how businesses can use GNU/Linux thin clents. It covers all the important stuff… “Implementing thin-client solutions achieves a number of benefits, including lower costs, easier maintenance, and an enhanced customer presence. Costs are reduced … Continue reading

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New in Linux 3.9

H-Online has a neat preview of Linux 3.9, now in the works. My favourite item, additional caching ability for Linux: “Device mapper, which is used by the logical volume manager (LVM) but can also be used independently, now includes a … Continue reading

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A Server for Small Business

A guy walks into a bar and asks how a small business can replace M$’s stuff for small business. Here’s my suggestion: Debian GNU/Linux with LTSP and squirrelmail. MICROSOFT RULES? Unless YOU know better… « Gordon's Tech Talk!. This is … Continue reading

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Open Source, Limerick City Council

“In an effort to reduce software licencing costs, Limerick City Council is fully committed to adopting open source solutions that prove to be value for money.” via Open Source, Limerick City Council. Amen. Doing IT right as a local government … Continue reading

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Stupidity

Resistance to change is a defensive measure we all have to prevent wasting time learning something new for the sake of change. It can go too far. It has gone too far the way many retain that other OS. You … Continue reading

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Excellent Article at Heise on LTSP

see TFA. TFA is concise, well-written and gives tons of links to further information about LTSP, the Linux Terminal Server Project, which is a great solution for extending the power of a newer PC or server and for centrally managing … Continue reading

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