LTSP is a Thin Client Solution for Linux operating systems. To learn more, browse the resources on this website or click below to see the benefits of LTSP. There is a community LTSP support chatroom on the IRC network Freenode. Developers and ‘s LTSP Tutorial Videos [YouTube]. If you are a government or educational leader, Rais has extra server he may choose to gift to your organization — if you are serious about using LTSP. This gift .

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LTSP Support and Resources

Skip to main content. If you don’t understand any of the above: This differs from computer to computer, it will usually display briefly which button you should press to achieve this. The following changes DO require a re-creation of the squashfs image: When the installation completes, you can hit the “Continue Testing” button to continue using the Live environment, or the “Reboot” button to start up your new system. We need to configure A Ubuntu Alternate Server which can be downloaded from http: This means we need your help in creating up-to-date content for the wiki.

This is because we’ve not yet installed a GUI on our LTSP server but carrying out this step does at least show that our basic setup is working properly.

Once the host server has rebooted we should now be able to boot our thin client and be presented with the Ubuntu Thin Client logon screen as shown below:. These can always be added again using the Lts; Center. Since it’s a live environment, it will only apply until you restart the system.


We aim to provide a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. We aim to provide a safe and welcoming environment tutoral everyone. If you already have an Internet connection configured on that network card, and would like to use it during LTSP Live on the thin clients, then you could use an alias on that network card by entering “eth0: Set the option domain-name-servers to be the same as the IP address of your router.

I then set the range in the dhcpd. LTSP, the Linux Terminal Server Project, is an open-source server that, when configured correctly, can save businesses a lot of money by requiring minimal amounts of hardware for many machine instances, it also makes keeping security, software and OS instances up to date with minimal effort.

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It is recommended that you have at least 1 gigabit connection to the server for every 15 thin clients, and at least mbit connections to the thin clients from your switches. We can assign this range because the broadcast, listed on line 13, is actually When ready to try ltsp don’t forget to create users as appropriate for the clients.

The second way is what’s commonly called a Static IP Address. New thin clients and legacy PCs alike can be used to browse the web, send e-mail, create documents, and run other desktop applications.

Once Ubuntu Server is installed, boot up and login, and configure your network interfaces. On the commandline run as root ltsp-config dnsmasq This reports: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. If you have chosen to try Edubuntu, you will be presented with an Edubuntu Desktop.


Mine isn’t, I’m running a headless 64bit Ubuntu Server. Now we’re done configuring the basics let’s build the LTSP environment and client image by issuing the following command. Choose the Wired connection and click Edit. The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp We need to edit the last two lines and add a few more.

It is important that you make sure that this static IP address is outside the range issued by your router otherwise you might find you router giving this address to another device on your network. Debian Wheezy, on the other hand, has the 1.

Thin Clients with LTSP on Ubuntu Server 16.04 [Comprehensive Guide]

Simpler CPUs ltwp work, but at a performance penalty. In this case dnsmasq can be configured to run a dhcp-proxy if there already is another dhcp server active.

Once epoptes is installed one must add the server’s user in the example “administrator” to the new epoptes group. On the commandline run as root: The upside is that the model is easier to maintain. This particular model has much less flexibilty since the clients must run ltps same version of distribution and platform as the server.

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