Re: Automated downloads for duplicate laptops
Ron Johnson wrote:
On 08/15/08 20:12, ZephyrQ wrote:
I'm trying to set up five (5) laptops for classroom use with limited
menu options and specific programs that I use in my special ed
classroom. I have numerous packages that I would like to automate the
downloads (instead of picking and clicking), to the tune of about 850M
Any way to do this quicker/easier than pointing and clicking for every
Note: I am using Ubuntu for the laptops, but I run Etch on my home
machine doing the configuring.
What if you run the laptops as diskless thick workstations, where stuff
like /usr, /home, /etc, ... are mounted NFS, but all CPU processing (and
and necessary TMP files & swapping) are done on the laptop.
That way you only configure things once.
Unfortunately, I have to run each laptop as a stand alone without net
access once they are in the classroom...school starts Monday and I'm
trying to get these all configured...