[CentOS] School Server Setup

gopinath gopinath at signal-networks.com
Tue Jun 10 08:54:59 UTC 2008


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Les Mikesell" <lesmikesell at gmail.com>
To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 10:56 AM
Subject: Re: [CentOS] School Server Setup


> Harry Sukumar wrote:
> >
> > I was wondering if you can help me little bit....
> >
> > I am trying to help (voluntary service) a country side school
> > (Aboriginal community) in Northern Queensland Australia setup lab
> > infrastructure, it's a very remote school and they don't have enough
> > funds to go commercial
> >
> > The school has only till grade 6
> >
> > They have 25 machines that was bought out of the government grant but
> > none of the machines come with windows
> >
> > I was asked by the school president to setup lab infrastructure
> > currently they have Internet (Dynamic) with only two machines connected
> >
> > I have asked them to change the plan to Static IP address which I
> > presume will be done some time this week
> >
> > I have decided to go Linux on all the machines including the server
> >
> > Could some one please cast some light on how I can carry on with this
> > project, I am not sure where to start and I am fairly new to Linux and
> > system administration world
> >
> > Currently what's in my mind is to setup fedora on all desktop and
> > CentOS5 as my server with following services configured
>
> If you have one machine that could reasonably act as a server, you could
> load k12ltsp (a CentOS based distribution that adds the ability to
> network-boot thin clients and some educational programs) on it and be
> done.  In any case you might find the information here useful:
> http://k12ltsp.org/mediawiki/index.php/Main_Page along with their mail
list.
>
> -- 
>    Les Mikesell
>     lesmikesell at gmail.com
>
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