The DLW Serv n15 Thin Client Server

DLW Serv n15DLW Serv n15

  • LTSP Thin Client Server
  • Supports up to 15 Thin Clients
  • LTSP Term 1720 or 1620 Thin Clients
  • Edubuntu or Ubuntu OS 12.04 or 10.04
  • Ships Ready To Install / Integrate into Network

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3 Reasons to Switch to Google Apps

Google Apps LogoIf you are serious about moving into the cloud, there’s a good chance you’ve considered using Google Apps. As a versatile and collaborative web-based productivity suite, Google Apps for Education and Businesses is a powerful tool. While Google Docs is not as feature-rich as Microsoft Office or LibreOffice, the simple and elegant nature of Google Apps and Google Docs is enough to make you stop and think.

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Upgrading Old Thin Clients

Old Thin ClientThin clients don’t support Windows Server 2008 R2? Local browser on the thin client image out of date? Don’t want to spend hours deploying management software?

Keeping software current on thin clients has always been a challenge. As most organizations buy thin clients with the intention to use them for 5 or more years, many system administrators find that the local embedded image is out of date, hard to manage, and new software solutions are requiring an upgrade. Here’s 3 steps to an easy upgrade.

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Ubuntu on Your Android Smartphone – Will You Run It?

ubuntu android smartphoneCanonical recently announced Ubuntu on Android, or Ubuntu for your Smartphone. Offering a logical resolution to the markets super-saturation of devices … PCs, Laptops, Tablets, Smartphones … Ubuntu is offering a one device to rule them all mentality. (read more)

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School Leverages Sun Hardware, Switches to LTSP Thin Clients

The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor deployed their first network of diskless thin clients in August of 1987. Since then, the CS school has progressed through three operating systems, four thin client devices, and seven Sun server configurations. In the summer of 2011, UWindsor switched from Solaris and Sun Ray clients to Ubuntu and LTSP Thin Clients. Continue reading

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HP to Open Source WebOS

Ever since a $1.2 billion acquisition of Palm, HP has struggled to find the right spot for WebOS. When HP Touchpad sales never met their estimates the fate of WebOS became very uncertain. On Friday, December 9th, 2011 HP announced it’s plans to open source WebOS in an effort to attract more developers, hopefully accelerating adoption.

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HP Thin Clients with Windows Embedded Device Manager

On December 5th, 2011 HP announced they are the first company to offer unified device management with HP Thin Clients and Microsoft Windows Embedded Device Manager. HP Thin Client models t5740e and t5570e will have the Windows Embedded Device Manager 2011 software pre-installed. Server administrators will have to purchase the Microsoft Windows Embedded Device Manager server side software to leverage the offering by HP.

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How To Install LTSP on CentOS 6

This video tutorial shows you how to install LTSP on CentOS 6. The CentOS 6 Live DVD image, downloaded on October 26, 2011 was used in creating this tutorial. It is recommended that your LTSP server has two network interfaces, one for the Internet, and one for the LTSP Thin Client network when following this tutorial.

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How To Setup a Linux Terminal Server

How To Setup a Linux Terminal Server

The following video tutorials will teach you how to setup a Linux terminal server.  Continue reading

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Steve Jobs talks Thin Clients in 1997

Watch Steve Jobs in 1997 discuss network based computing. Listen for mentions of “Thin Clients” and “stateless devices” (between 2:00 and 4:00). Steve discusses the same benefits and concepts behind the solutions we provide at DisklessWorkstations.com with LTSP. ¬†Call it VDI, call it Cloud Computing, call it Thin Clients, at the of the day the concepts are all the same.

 

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