Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Process of setting up server--from start

In case this is useful at some future point...
  1. Boot from Alternate CD, at install screen, select F4, then from menu selected install LTSP server, Chose eth1 as the 100 MB NIC. Chose UTC time/Central, chose 'guided, use entire disk' for partitioning. Went through steps and restarted.
  2. Booted into the new system, update manager, installed and rebooted.
  3. Tested thin client boot and worked.
  4. Added extra sources: https://edge.launchpad.net/~sbalneav/+archive/ppa
  5. Added more sources: https://launchpad.net/~stgraber/+archive/ppa
  6. Added more sources: https://launchpad.net/~edubuntu-italc-devel/+archive/ppa This last one I didn't yet install (kept boxes in sources 'unchecked'.
  7. I did update with the "system/update manager" and there were install issues with the "ltsp-server-standalone" it didn't want to update well. Through irc stgraber said: try through the command line interface: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. and things went perfectly. Really, I think the problem was the ldm.
  8. I used Synaptic to install sun-java6-jre I think it was called, and then sun-java6-plugin.  Looks like I didn't need to install this for CmapTools as CmapTools installs its own runtime environment.  However, this was helpful for Flash.  Next time go to Ubuntu/LTSP pages at help.ubuntu.com.
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