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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Chapter 30. Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP)

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Requirements

Installation

Using LSTP

References

The Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) is an add-on package for Linux that enables you to run multiple thin clients, low-powered terminals, from one main server. A thin client is a small, energy-efficient, and generally lower-powered system designed to be used in conjunction with a more powerful server. The thin client has limited processing power and speed and limited storage, making it very inexpensive. All it is used for is receiving input from a device such as a keyboard or mouse, communicating with a server, and displaying output to a screen.

Processing of information and the actual running of programs are offloaded ...

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