[Wolves] Suggest an OS

Richard Smedley smedley358 at btinternet.com
Mon Sep 10 15:09:12 BST 2007

On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 14:18 +0200, Chris Fox wrote:
> Surely this would require installing an OS under which to run an ssh client?
> Surely if the laptop's too decrepid to run a modern OS, something like LTSP (Linux Terminal Server Project) might be more helpful?
> http://www.ltsp.org/

But the 760 is not too old to be running GNU and an X Server.
Running heavyweight programs remotely still leaves the option
of running core programs locally, so the laptop is not
tied to the local network - important for most home use,
I'm guessing.

Not that LTSP (and edubuntu's implementation thereof) isn't
great - we love it, and so do our clients :-)

 - Richard

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