Linked by Nik Tripp on Mon 2nd Mar 2009 21:40 UTC
SuSE, openSUSE IT solutions companies have been generating lots of buzz regarding thin clients basically since the early 1990s, but have yet to really penetrate into many suitable environments. These relatively cheap computer appliances carry broad promises like energy efficiency, space efficiency, and centralized maintenance and data storage. These claims could sound like the computer industry equivalent of snake oil. Kiwi-LTSP, a combination of KIWI imaging technology and Linux Terminal Server Project, is one open source solution for thin client servers.
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by iptables on Wed 4th Mar 2009 20:26 UTC
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2009-02-26

I think they try to re-invent the wheel on this technology so far from what 'I' have seen it is not a productive solution for 'end users' but if you wanted a locked down solution for a 'health club' or other single use situation it would be ok.


The thinking needs to eliminate a PC to do one task when you can have an appliance do it securely and using a Linux distro would be the best choice.

I hope SuSE does well, I think they have an awesome distro and choices.

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