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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/Attic/ltsp.xml,v 1.13 2005/04/06 09:40:00 neysx Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/Attic/ltsp.xml,v 1.14 2005/07/28 12:34:06 jkt Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/ltsp.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/ltsp.xml">
6<title>Gentoo - LTSP Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo - LTSP Guide</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
19</abstract> 19</abstract>
20 20
21<license/> 21<license/>
22 22
23<version>1.9</version> 23<version>1.9</version>
24<date>October 18, 2004</date> 24<date>2004-10-18</date>
25
25<chapter> 26<chapter>
26<title>Introduction</title> 27<title>Introduction</title>
27<section> 28<section>
28<title>What is LTSP?</title> 29<title>What is LTSP?</title>
29<body> 30<body>
31
30<p> 32<p>
31LTSP is an abbreviation for "Linux Terminal Server Project". Installed 33LTSP is an abbreviation for "Linux Terminal Server Project". Installed
32on a server it can supply many workstations (so called thin-clients) 34on a server it can supply many workstations (so called thin-clients)
33with identical environments. All applications run on the server and 35with identical environments. All applications run on the server and
34therefore you can use old PCs and convert them into XTerminals. This 36therefore you can use old PCs and convert them into XTerminals. This
35reduces costs and maintenance especially in an environment where you 37reduces costs and maintenance especially in an environment where you
36need to have an uniform workspace on each computer you login, e.g. in 38need to have an uniform workspace on each computer you login, e.g. in
37schools or firms. 39schools or firms.
38</p> 40</p>
41
39</body> 42</body>
40</section> 43</section>
41</chapter> 44</chapter>
42<chapter> 45<chapter>
43<title>Installation</title> 46<title>Installation</title>
44<section> 47<section>
45<title>Preliminaries</title> 48<title>Preliminaries</title>
46<body> 49<body>
50
47<p> 51<p>
48All of the examples in this document presume that your server's IP is 52All of the examples in this document presume that your server's IP is
49192.168.0.254, your domain is named yourdomain.com and your network is 53192.168.0.254, your domain is named yourdomain.com and your network is
50192.168.0.0/24. 54192.168.0.0/24.
51</p> 55</p>
56
52</body> 57</body>
53</section> 58</section>
54<section> 59<section>
55<title>Installation</title> 60<title>Installation</title>
56<body> 61<body>
72<p> 77<p>
73This will install the following packages as dependencies: 78This will install the following packages as dependencies:
74</p> 79</p>
75 80
76<ul> 81<ul>
77<li><b>XFree</b>: They are called XTerminals, guess why :)</li> 82 <li><b>XFree</b>: They are called XTerminals, guess why :)</li>
83 <li>
78<li><b>DHCP</b>: DHCP is a protocol for automating the configuration of 84 <b>DHCP</b>: DHCP is a protocol for automating the configuration of
79computers that use TCP/IP, used by ltsp to distribute IPs to the 85 computers that use TCP/IP, used by ltsp to distribute IPs to the
80workstations.</li> 86 workstations.
87 </li>
88 <li>
81<li><b>NFS</b>: NFS is a protocol to allow access to harddisks through 89 <b>NFS</b>: NFS is a protocol to allow access to harddisks through
82the network, used by ltsp to mount a base system for the 90 the network, used by ltsp to mount a base system for the
83workstations.</li> 91 workstations.
92 </li>
93 <li>
84<li><b>TFTP</b>: TFTP is a simple file transfer protocol, used by ltsp 94 <b>TFTP</b>: TFTP is a simple file transfer protocol, used by ltsp
85to transfer the kernel to the workstations.</li> 95 to transfer the kernel to the workstations.
96 </li>
97 <li>
86<li><b>XINETD</b>: Xinetd is a powerful replacement for inetd, with 98 <b>XINETD</b>: Xinetd is a powerful replacement for inetd, with
87advanced features, used by ltsp to start tftp.</li> 99 advanced features, used by ltsp to start tftp.
100 </li>
88</ul> 101</ul>
89 102
90<note> 103<note>
91If you have the kde/gnome useflag set, it will also install a complete kde/gnome system. 104If you have the kde/gnome useflag set, it will also install a complete kde/gnome system.
92</note> 105</note>

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