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Old 02-08-2008, 06:31 PM
"Jim Kronebusch"
 
Default Fw: Fw: Bolt on LCD Monitor LTSP Terminal

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From: "kevin smith" <ashkev@gmail.com>
To: "Jim Kronebusch" <jim@winonacotter.org>
Sent: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 12:57:22 -0500
Subject: Re: Fw: Re: [K12ltsp-list] Re: Bolt on LCD Monitor LTSP Terminal

I have used the Pro Edge Thin Client
http://www.iocorp.com/products/proedge/. I find it quite easy to use
the USB port. The Client itself has been
very solid. They have been working on one specifically for use with
Edubuntu.

On Feb 8, 2008 10:11 AM, Jim Kronebusch <jim@winonacotter.org> wrote:

>
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> From: "Brandon Kovach" <bkovach@logrog.net>
> To: "Jim Kronebusch" <jim@winonacotter.org>
> Sent: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 09:06:01 -0600 (CST)
> Subject: Re: [K12ltsp-list] Re: Bolt on LCD Monitor LTSP Terminal
>
> I use 3m double stick tape to hold my motorcycle seats on my race bike.
> If that stuff will hold on a seat with my 200 lbs going 145 mph for years,
> I can't imagine it wouldn't hold a neoware client to the the back of a
> monitor.
>
> BK
> --
> Brandon Kovach
> Logan-Rogersville R-8 Schools
> Technology Director
>
> > On Thu, 07 Feb 2008 09:46:56 -0800, Casey Mynott wrote
> >> Hello all,
> >>
> >> I am doing up a proposal for my school district in regards to getting
> >> funds to setup some terminals in my classroom. What I am looking for is
> >> a
> >> terminal that bolts to the back of a 19" LCD monitor that can run LTSP.
> >> I
> >> want to show case how awesome the technology is but at the same time
> >> making the setup look as clean and cutting edge as possible. I have
> seen
> >> these "bolt on" terminals but have found very few with any positive
> >> experiences. So, the question, have you had any experiences (good or
> >> bad)
> >> with these types of LTSP terminals. If you have had any experience I
> >> would
> >> love to hear about it. Thanks for your time.
> >
> > Well, I was looking at going this way as well. Then I had the
> revelation
> > of how easy
> > will it be for students to connect usb devices with the tiny form factor
> > bolted to the
> > back of the screen...not very. I thought about getting higher end
> > monitors with usb
> > ports on the side, but that isn't very cost effective. I thought of
> > putting a small usb
> > extension on every workstation allowing students to easily plug into the
> > extension, but
> > I could see those disappearing or looking a little sloppy. Then I
> looked
> > at the specs
> > of most of the bolt on units, and they weren't as good as the larger
> units
> > that sit next
> > to the machine. So I scrapped the bolt on idea as the only benefit it
> > would give me is
> > a little sleeker look with the cost of difficult usb access and slower
> > specs.
> >
> > Anyhow, just something to think about. The labs look very nice as well
> > with small
> > footprint terminals next to the monitors.
> >
> > Jim
> >
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> > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12ltsp-list
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> Jim Kronebusch
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Kevin Smith
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The Fiddling Librarian: http://ashkev.weblogs.us

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