Setting Global Defaults in Firefox on LSTP

Mar
29

First to set the Proxy settings we need to edit the file called all.js in the greprefs folder and find the line that starts with proxy.type. Here is how to do this...

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Application Choices on the LTSP Server

Mar
29

~Application Choices~

Application choices for LTSP have been a trial and error process. If you do not want your client machines using a certain program the rule of thumb is do not install it on the server. The base install of ubuntu/edubutu comes with Gaim (Instant messanging), Kino (DV video editing) and others applications that would either put a heavy load on the LTSP server of violate your acceptable use policies(AUP).

Notes on Removing Default Packages:

Technology: 
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Silent Remote Installation of Mozilla Firefox 2.x

Mar
22

This is an example of how to deploy firefox remotely to your windows based domain client machines using psexec with proxy settings. First you need to download the latest 7-zip from here: www.7-zip.org after you have that installed find your firefox installer package. As of this articles writing the name of this file was “Firefox Setup 2.0.0.3.exe”. Right-click on it and choose the following...

 

 

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Compiling SARG on Ubuntu Dapper

Mar
20

The version of sarg (Squid Analysis Report Generator) that comes with Dapper is a few versions behind the actually released version. This is what I did to compile on a Dapper installation that I had previously done no program compilation on...

  1. Install these packages on the command line...

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Deploying an Installation Package to Multiple Clients

Mar
07

Deploying an Installation Package to Multiple Clients

When you have several machines on your network that need to have an bit of software updated it is easiest to install the software remotely. This article is going to describe the steps you can take to do this.

PREREQUISITES:

  1. You have an NT domain(Ancient) or Microsoft Active Directory

  2. The Machine that you are installing the software on are a part of your domain.

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