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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 1.7 2004/04/11 13:30:27 swift Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/Attic/ltsp.xml,v 1.8 2004/05/12 08:47:32 swift 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">
8 <mail link="lanius@gentoo.org">Heinrich Wendel</mail> 8 <mail link="lanius@gentoo.org">Heinrich Wendel</mail>
9</author> 9</author>
10<author title="Author"> 10<author title="Author">
11 <mail link="josiah@ritchietribe.net">Josiah Ritchie</mail> 11 <mail link="josiah@ritchietribe.net">Josiah Ritchie</mail>
12</author> 12</author>
13<author title="Editor"> 13<author title="Editor">
14 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 14 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
15</author> 15</author>
16 16
17<abstract> 17<abstract>
18This guide shows you how to setup a LTSP Server with Gentoo. 18This guide shows you how to setup a LTSP Server with Gentoo.
19</abstract> 19</abstract>
20 20
21<license/> 21<license/>
22 22
23<version>1.4</version> 23<version>1.5</version>
24<date>April 11, 2004</date> 24<date>May 12, 2004</date>
25<chapter> 25<chapter>
26<title>Introduction</title> 26<title>Introduction</title>
27<section> 27<section>
28<title>What is LTSP?</title> 28<title>What is LTSP?</title>
29<body> 29<body>
30<p> 30<p>
31LTSP is an abbreviation for "Linux Terminal Server Project". Installed 31LTSP is an abbreviation for "Linux Terminal Server Project". Installed
32on a server it can supply many workstations (so called thin-clients) 32on a server it can supply many workstations (so called thin-clients)
33with identical environments. All applications run on the server and 33with identical environments. All applications run on the server and
34therefore you can use old PCs and convert them into XTerminals. This 34therefore you can use old PCs and convert them into XTerminals. This
35reduces costs and maintenance especially in an environment where you 35reduces costs and maintenance especially in an environment where you
36need to have an uniform workspace on each computer you login, e.g. in 36need to have an uniform workspace on each computer you login, e.g. in
37schools or firms. 37schools or firms.
38</p> 38</p>
39</body> 39</body>
471 471
472<p> 472<p>
473<b>A:</b> If you are using NVidia cards take a look at 473<b>A:</b> If you are using NVidia cards take a look at
474<uri>http://ltsp.org/documentation/nvidia.txt</uri>. 474<uri>http://ltsp.org/documentation/nvidia.txt</uri>.
475</p> 475</p>
476 476
477<p> 477<p>
478<b>Q:</b> In some applications the fonts look crappy, what to do? 478<b>Q:</b> In some applications the fonts look crappy, what to do?
479</p> 479</p>
480 480
481<p> 481<p>
482<b>A:</b> You have to setup the XFontServer, add <c>USE_XFS=Y</c> to your 482<b>A:</b> You have to setup the XFontServer, add <c>USE_XFS=Y</c> to your
483<path>lts.conf</path>, edit <path>/etc/X11/fs/config</path> and comment 483<path>lts.conf</path>, edit <path>/etc/X11/fs/config</path> and comment
484<c>no-listen: tcp</c> out, replace <c>XFS_PORT="-1"</c> with 484<c>no-listen: tcp</c> out, replace <c>XFS_PORT="-1"</c> with
485<c>XFS_PORT="7100"</c> in <path>/etc/conf.d/xfs</path> and start xfs: 485<c>XFS_PORT="7100"</c> in <path>/etc/conf.d/xfs</path> and start xfs:
486<c>/etc/init.d/xfs start</c>. 486<c>/etc/init.d/xfs start</c>. Also doublecheck that
487<path>/etc/X11/XF86Config</path> (or <path>/etc/X11/xorg.conf</path>) contains
488<c>FontPath "unix/:7100"</c> in the Files-section.
487</p> 489</p>
488 490
489<p> 491<p>
490<b>Q: </b> How can I use the soundcard of my workstation? 492<b>Q: </b> How can I use the soundcard of my workstation?
491</p> 493</p>
492 494
493<p> 495<p>
494<b>A: </b> There is a ltsp-sound package in gentoo, for more instructions read 496<b>A: </b> There is a ltsp-sound package in gentoo, for more instructions read
495the included <path>README</path> file. 497the included <path>README</path> file.
496</p> 498</p>
497 499
498</body> 500</body>
499</section> 501</section>
500</chapter> 502</chapter>
501 503

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