[Linux-aus] The Open Source Victoria LiveLAMP Project
nevyn-la at artificial-stupidity.net
Tue May 10 18:05:02 UTC 2005
On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 01:38:05PM +1000, Con Zymaris wrote:
I've added some potential ideas because I wasn't on OSV for the discussion if you've already thought of these or feel it's too late to alter the spec. then please dissregard
> ** Programs
> - No X11
> - ftp, rsync for students to copy data to `server'
> - sshd, nano / joe / vim for advanced students (and emacs, but
> don't advertise it?)
> - apache2, postgres, mysql, php, python, perl
> - rcs, cvs
A Selection of stand alone windows executables nothing that requires installing but. for example sc1.exe is about a million times more plesant than notepad and is free software(scintilla based editor)
a w3c validator
> ** Scripts
> - Script to delete /home and user accounts, then create new ones.
create user accounts from a textfile list?
> - Script to re-install /etc and /var from the CD (without hosing
> students' files).
> - Script to erase disk (so that a fresh install happens on next
> - Tell the teacher the IP or hostname, so that students know what
> to connect to.
> - Dump password list to a known HTML page/location, so that
> teachers can render it in a browser and then print it.
> ** Misc
> - Root can only log in locally (security feature).
> - Disk quotas to prevent students using server for filesharing.
> * Remarks
> - KNOPPIX expects DHCP. Anything else will require customization
> prompting the teacher during installation (sounds like a feature
> 1.1 to me).
> - Knoppix 3.7 has a persistent home directory feature.
> Con Zymaris <conz at cyber.com.au> Level 4, 10 Queen St, Melbourne, Australia
> Cybersource: Australia's Leading Linux and Open Source Solutions Company
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Grant Diffey aka "nevyn"
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