Projects / MILLE-XTERM


The MILLE-XTERM project's goal is to provide a robust, flexible, and scalable infrastructure for massive deployment of X-terminals. Ir will provide a practical solution to the management of thousands of X-Terminals in a school district (for instance).

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  18 Apr 2006 20:29

    Release Notes: Support for USB storage devices on a terminal has been added. There is better multimedia support. NBD swap for low memory terminals is available. There is a new way to define users' login scripts, and local applications are supported. It's now possible to define custom properties in the configurator. The load balancer has been rewritten from scratch, as for initrd and xtermroot scripts. Installation is now entirely done by RPMS packages. With this release, it's possible to limit the bandwidth consumption of terminals. A new tool for classroom management is available.

    •  09 Dec 2004 09:33

      Release Notes: The installer was simplified and now has cleaner menus. Configuration information was centralized into the mille-xterm.ini file. New documentation on how to use the configurator was introduced. A new naming convention was used for OpenSLP services. Many bugs were resolved.

      •  08 Sep 2004 00:30

        Release Notes: The sound is now working in X terminals. Cluster classes can be defined to have a cluster in production and a testing cluster. X terminals can be shut down via the System Menu in GDM (patch included). SSHD can easily be launched in X terminals. The Node Manager in the Configurator is now working. Documentation for printing is now included.

        •  06 Aug 2004 02:26

          Release Notes: This release fixes a number of bugs and contains major new features. The administration mode on the terminal is now working. There is a new module for printing in the configurator and Pykota is linked to the configuration tool. The database of the configurator is new functional and lts.conf file are generated with the database. Version management of DiskOnChip is now managed automatically.

          •  30 Jul 2004 08:24

            Release Notes: The X terminal with a DiskOnChip can now be updated automatically. It uses the load balancer at each X login. There is new documentation on PyKota for printing accounting. This version includes the first public release of the configurator. It includes a navigation module, a setup module, a node management module, and a login module. There is a new installation and configuration interface.


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