[THIN] Re: Thin client shell

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Don Hickey
> Sent: Wednesday, 24 March 2004 9:34 a.m.
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Thin client shell
> 
> Jeff,
> Where did you get the cd image for Knoppix? 
> 
> thanks
> don
> 
> Jeff Durbin wrote:
> 
> >It looks like it's what I'm looking for, but it isn't $20 or 
> less a machine!
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>[mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Claudio Rodrigues
> >>Sent: Wednesday, 24 March 2004 2:34 a.m.
> >>To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>Subject: [THIN] Re: Thin client shell
> >>
> >>My F.Boot OS is exactly that. X/ICA/RDP/JVM/Netscape in a 
> Linux OS.=20 
> >>Fits in a 64MB Disk on Module or hard drive. If you use a Disk on 
> >>Module you can even remove the hard drive on the machine.
> >>
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Jeff Durbin [mailto:techlists@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]=20
> >>Sent: March 22, 2004 1:54 PM
> >>To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>Subject: [THIN] Re: Thin client shell
> >>
> >>
> >>  I looked at some of the programs suggested last week. I 
> was hoping 
> >>to find a relatively easy way to turn a PC into a thin 
> client AND get 
> >>rid of the local Microsoft OS. It would be nice to be able to 
> >>encourage some of my smaller clients to adopt server-based 
> computing 
> >>by giving them a free or cheap way to use their aging PCs as thin 
> >>client devices.
> >>
> >>Knoppix - this is Linux on a bootable CD. It contains a bunch of 
> >>programs, one of which is an RDP client, but it's overkill and I'd 
> >>want to boot from a hard disk, because any older PC that 
> I'm going to 
> >>convert would have a hard disk.
> >>
> >>Pilot Linux - this is also Linux on a bootable CD, derived from 
> >>Knoppix.
> >>This started to boot, but at one point it just 
> black-screened, and I 
> >>didn't even try to troubleshoot it.
> >>
> >>Thinstation - this is another Linux bootable CD that reads the 
> >>connection specifics (server IP, etc.) from a floppy.
> >>This worked perfectly, although the display settings were a bit off 
> >>(not all the colors, and the wrong resolution).
> >>
> >>PXES - this is a linux thin client that loads from a TFTP 
> server after 
> >>a PXE boot. I haven't tried this one yet, but based on what 
> a pain it 
> >>would be burning a new CD every time you're troubleshooting 
> something 
> >>like a display problem, this seems like it might be more 
> appealing.=20
> >>
> >>  What I'd really like to find is something I can install 
> for free to 
> >>a PC's hard drive that would boot and give me a thin client 
> interface 
> >>like you'd see on a true thin client (like a Wyse or a Neoware) (oh 
> >>yeah, and I'd want it to be free, or really cheap, like $20 a 
> >>machine).
> >>  Anyone know what Neoware charges for ThinPC? Based on how 
> expensive 
> >>their ezRemote Manager is, I'm guessing it's not cheap.
> >>
> >>JD
> >>=20
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
> >>>[mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Kenzig=20 
> >>>http://thin.net
> >>>Sent: Tuesday, 23 March 2004 4:16 a.m.
> >>>To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>Subject: [THIN] Re: Thin client shell =20 No but I have an article 
> >>>that lists links and a bit of
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>info=20  to all 
> >>    
> >>
> >>>of the options and different products that do this at:
> >>>http://ondemandaccess.com/article_read.asp?id=3D45
> >>>=20
> >>>Regards,
> >>>Jim Kenzig
> >>>http://thin.net
> >>>=20
> >>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> >>>Behalf Of Tore Hansen
> >>>Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 10:37 AM
> >>>To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>Subject: [THIN] Thin client shell
> >>>=20
> >>>=20
> >>>Does anyone have experience with products like Thintop (=20  
> >>>thintop.com ) Clam IT ( clam-it.com ) or Alcatraez from Wyse.
> >>>=20
> >>>Tore H
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