on a debian etch (or newer) system...

if you have a DHCP server already:

if you want your LTSP server to function as an DHCP server:

build the LTSP client environment:

configure dhcpd.conf:

configure /etc/exports:

boot a PXE or etherboot capable machine and enjoy.

if you want to use newer ltsp related packages with ltspfs:

add the key(s) for the repository to your keyring(after verifying that you trust them):

add to /etc/apt/sources.list:


install new packages:

when building a chroot, you'll need to tell it to use the backport sources:

 ltsp-build-client \   --extra-mirror "http://pkg-ltsp.alioth.debian.org/debian etch-ltsp-backports main" \   --apt-key pkg-ltsp-keyring --late-packages ltspfsd