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Re: [K12OSN] Thin client specs or network speed - which is more> important?



Network. It's not even a debate if you are doing thin clients running
apps off the server (LTSP).

5-6 clients running anything remotely graphical (Flash, Tuxmath) will
saturate a 10/100 network. 

Regards,
William

On Tue, 2009-10-13 at 12:00 -0400, k12osn-request redhat com wrote:
> Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 11:34:29 -0400
> From: Joseph Bishay <joseph bishay gmail com>
> Subject: [K12OSN] Thin client specs or network speed - which is more
>         important?
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> Hello,
> 
> I hope everyone is doing well.
> 
> I have been working to tighten up the network and one of the options
> that I have is to try to upgrade our thin clients (they are all
> Pentium I/II and some IIIs with about 128 MB RAM) or to upgrade our
> entire network speed to gigabit.  We don't use any locally-run
> applications.
> 
> We are running K12linux based on Fedora.
> 
> What do you think?
> 
> Thank you
> Joseph
> 
> 


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