OT: Linux and HP/Compaq Thin Clients

Chris M lists at mague.com
Tue Jun 1 04:12:29 UTC 2004

On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 01:54:14PM +1000, Wolfgang Gill wrote:
> Has anyone come accross a version of Linux (Maybe even FC1) that could be
> uploaded onto a HP/Compaq Thin Client. The purpose for this is mainly for
> Browser and Printing functions. (With regards to the browser, complete with
> all necessary plug-ins etc) They are mainly used for browsing the Net and
> Printing of web pages and stuff. I know that there is a boot-CD available for
> this function, but one needs to setup bulky PC's for this to work. And we have
> been using these thin clients, and was hoping that we could use these in the
> same way.

Check out the Linux Terminal Server Project ( www.ltsp.org ) for a full
Thin-client server setup or you can use pxelinux
(http://syslinux.zytor.com/pxe.php) to roll your own solution.

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