multiple sessions

Barn Owl barnowl "at" uronramp.net
Fri, 24 Aug 2001 07:05:44 +0000


Illtud Daniel wrote:
> 
> Moluh Njilie wrote:
> 
> > I am a newbie to the list. I would like to set up a
> > classroom with about 10 computers (low capacity) and a
> > server, all running linux 7.0. I then would install
> > Star Office 5.2 on the server and let the 10 clients
> > access and use it.
> >
>

> Have a look at www.ltsp.org - the linux terminal server
> project. This acheives a similar thing to what you're trying
> to do, but with (I think) diskless workstations that boot
> a linux image through the network & run local applications
> on X. It's probably easier than rolling your own setup with
> VNC & local installations of linux on each workstation.

I agree. VNC is not really the best otion if all are running linux.
Staroffice can be setup as a network app with each user running justa
workstation install or an nfs share. Off course if you want to stick
with the VNC option you might look at Vnc contrib "Share a single
window".
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