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Re: Thin Client




On Sun, 2017-03-26 at 10:42 -0400, Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 05:08:34AM +0000, David wrote:
> > On Fri, 2017-03-24 at 19:48 +0000, Brian wrote:
> > > On Fri 24 Mar 2017 at 19:20:54 +0000, David wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Dear Group,
> > > > 
> > > > Has anybody put Debian onto a thin client?
> > > > 
> > > > If so what version?
> > > > 
> > > > I'm going to try soon, so if there's any guidance I'd
> > > > appreciate
> > > > it.
> > > 
> > > Much, much, much too wide a question. Please narrow it down to
> > > some
> > > specfic client.
> > > 
> > 
> > The unit I am looking at is a 10ZiG RBT-470, seems to have a good
> > specification and is cheap.
> 
> 
> It looks like a 256MB RAM 400 MHz Pentium. Performance will be 
> absolutely terrible compared to a $200 Chromebook converted over
> to Linux.
> 
> That said, there's nothing preventing you from trying. Set up a 
> standard PXE netboot and look for problems.
> 
> -dsr-
Thank you for the replies.

Brian, the URL's give useful information.

Dan, I'm not looking for desktop performance, I need a small and
economical to run 'box' where I need to leave a machine running 24
hours a day.

I currently have 4 Raspberry Pi's, 2 as DNS servers and 2 as Syslog
servers, I plan to try a thin client for this type of application.

David.