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RE: [K12OSN] Re: build your own thin client

If you have a lot of systems and services to monitor, check out Nagios:

I used it at a small ISP and loved it. Especially getting notices that
critical systems had gone down. Definitely beats waiting to hear
customers gripe!


-----Original Message-----
From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com] On
Behalf Of Huck
Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 11:30 AM
To: Support list for open source software in schools.
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Re: build your own thin client

*Huck's ears perk up at the mention of 'assortment' of monitoring

Cacti is rock'n...and BackupPC...heavenly...
any other tidbits of fun administrative software to share?


Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-10-27 at 14:35 -0500, pogson wrote:
>> I've done localUSBprinter/sound/USB drives/1280x1024 and they just 
>> work with LTSP 4.2
>> The only things that are likely to be cheaper are multiseat X on 
>> regular ATX boxes as thin clients and I have not been able to get
that to work.
>> I made up boxes with AGP+5PCI video cards. I can do Xinerama which is

>> fun ;-), five logins with a single keyboard or five keyboards  with a

>> single screen but I have been unable to get five complete seats. I 
>> hope to figure it out this weekend.
> Do you have any hints about making the multi-headed thin client work?
> I'd like to do this to view an assortment of monitoring software - 
> most would just be a web browser on each screen.

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