[K12OSN] Found a $200 thin client
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Thu May 29 00:34:07 UTC 2014
Once I get approval to buy more toys, I plan to get one. It would make a
decent "chubby" client (pxe boot to NFS mounted root and /home) for all
I just grabbed a quad Opteron16-core 32G ram 1U server from eBay ($805 with
shipping!) for large scale TC testing as virtual machines. Wife is a tad
miffed right now :-)
On May 28, 2014 7:31 PM, "Terrell Prude' Jr." <microman at cmosnetworks.com>
> OK, that looks pretty cool, and dual-core, too. Integrated Intel
> graphics isn't the "31337 g4m0rz" speediest, but it does the job, and it
> sure is supported well by X11 and the Linux kernel.
> Thanks for the heads-up, Jim!
> On 05/24/2014 09:10 AM, Jim Kinney wrote:
> This seems to have enough horsepower to be full desktop for most K12
> needs but as a TC it can certainly handle running some local apps like
> firefox and tux math. At $195 it looks like a great new device. Add in that
> it fanless and designed for commercial use as digital signage, it should
> survive a school environment.
> James P. Kinney III
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