Provided by: ltsp-server_0.87_all bug

NAME

       ltsp-build-client  — Builds an LTSP client system for use with the LTSP
       server

SYNOPSIS

       ltsp-build-client [--root ]  [--dist ]  [--components  ]   [--mirror  ]
       [--extra-mirror   ]   [--security-mirror  ]   [--exclude  ]   [--early-
       packages  ]   [--late-packages  ]   [--serial-console  ]    [--arch   ]
       [--debconf-seeds ]  [--apt-keys ]  [--help ]

DESCRIPTION

       ltsp-build-client  uses the ubuntu archive mirrors in order to build an
       ltsp client for use with the ltsp server.  This chroot installation can
       be  modified in a number of ways as outlined in the OPTIONS section.  A
       configuration file is held in  /etc/ltsp/ltsp-build-client.conf,  these
       options  can  be  overridden  using  the  command  line options.  Visit
       http://www.ltsp.org for more information

OPTIONS

       --root rootpath
                 Sets the default path for the ltsp  chroot  to  be  installed
                 into, default /opt/ltsp/ARCH

       --dist distribution
                 Distribution  : Sets the distribution to use when downloading
                 from the Ubuntu archives, default dapper

       --components components
                 Allows  a  list  of  archive  components  to  be  chosen  for
                 download, default main restricted

       --mirror mirror_url
                 Allows  a  local  Ubuntu  mirror  to  be  chosen for a faster
                 download, urls like file://cdrom can also be specified  here.
                 default http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu

       --extra-mirror mirror_url dist components
                 Sets the inclusion of an extra mirror if downloading pacakges
                 from an alternative location.  This option can also have dist
                 and  component variables associated as demonstrated above. If
                 no dist and components are specified the defaults  are  used.
                 Urls like file://cdrom can also be specified here.

       --security-mirror mirror_url dist components
                 Sets  the  inclusion  of  a security mirror.  This option can
                 also  have  dist  and  component  variables   associated   as
                 demonstrated  above.  If no dist and components are specified
                 the defaults are used.  Urls like file://cdrom  can  also  be
                 specified here.

       --exclude package1 package2
                 Includes  a list of packages to be excluded from installation
                 into the build.

       --early-packages package1 package2
                 Includes a list of packages to be installed before  the  bulk
                 of packages.

       --late-packages package1 package2
                 Includes a list of packages to be installed after the bulk of
                 packages and configuration tweaks such as kernel.

       --serial-console
                 Enables the default serial console on the new ltsp-build.

       --arch i386 | powerpc
                 Builds an i386 chroot on an amd64 or a powerpc  chroot  on  a
                 ppc64.   An  error  will  be  presented if the arch chosen is
                 unsupported.

       --debconf-seeds
                 Loads the debconf  pre-seeding  files  into  the  new  chroot
                 environment

       --apt-keys key1 key2
                 Specifies keys to add to the apt keyring

       --help    Displays the ltsp-build-client help message

SEE ALSO

       ltsp-update-sshkeys(8), ltsp-update-kernels(8).

AVAILABILITY

       ltsp-build-client  is  part of ltsp package and the latest versions are
       available in source form from https://launchpad.net/products/ltsp (link
       to URL https://launchpad.net/products/ltsp) .

MAN PAGE AUTHOR

       Peter Savage - silentk - cbx33 debug@silentkeystroke.co.uk

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