[clug] Local configuration on a non-homogeneous LAN

Bryan Kilgallin kilgallin at iinet.net.au
Fri Jun 21 14:14:02 UTC 2019

Dear Brenton:

> The user's files will be stored on the server and made available via
> NFS - this is where I am foreseeing some issues that I would like some
> opinions on.
> As I mentioned, the clients will be mostly different from each other -
> some Scientific Linux, Fedora, Ubuntu, and others. They might also be
> at different releases. Basically the operating systems will be tailored
> to the software installed on each machine.
> It occurs to me that a lot of software stores its user specific
> configurations in the ~/.config and ~/.local directories.

Store the application software on the central server.

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