LTSP

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Linux Terminal Server Project, or LTSP, allows a system administrator to set up a single Linux server to provide multiple thin clients with network service.

The LTSP has attracted much attention, particularly among schools and organizations with limited financial resources, because old, obsolete hardware can be re-used with impressive results. The old computers, or dumb clients connect to a terminal server. From the user's perspective, it might appear that there are 15 new computers, while in actuality there are 15 old computers all connected to a new computer. The number 15 is arbitrary; there are installations of the LTSP with hundreds of clients.

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Set the following in the lts.conf file:

X_MOUSE_PROTOCOL   = "IMPS/2"
X_MOUSE_DEVICE     = "/dev/psaux"
X_MOUSE_BUTTONS    = 3

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