Thin Clients

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Tue Oct 7 16:31:23 UTC 2008

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 12:15 PM, Wade Smart <wadesmart at> wrote:
> 20081007 1112 GMT-6
> A school system local to me asked about the possibility of moving to
> linux. Of course I talked that up right away. But then this older bloke
> asked about setting up Thin Clients at each school and linking the
> server from each school to the main server. I thought about it (on the
> spot of course) and while it sounds good in theory, I personally dont
> know if that would work OR if the overall benefits pan out.
> Im all for moving the schools to Ubuntu. The cost per seat alone is
> almost worth it. But the thin client issue is a little hill I need some
> help with.
> Someone with experience with this want to drop some input?

I think you'd be better off talking to people at edubuntu...   I
suspect you'd need a LOT of bandwidth, and still might have latency
issues trying to do it over a LAN, but I'm guessing.


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