[clug] linux diskless low power workstations

Steve Walsh steve at nerdvana.org.au
Sun Nov 2 04:10:20 GMT 2008

I've been looking at the thinlinx kit (http://www.thinlinx.com/) for the 
last few years, and their new Hot-E is really nice 

They're based in Brisbane, operating out of the USQ Innovation 
Acceleration centre.

~$99 per unit, IIRC.


Tomasz Ciolek wrote:
> Hi all
> does anyone have any information on systems suitable for acting as low
> power diskless workstations? What I am hunting for is specs, proces,
> who to buy
> +them from, etc...
> Intended use: povide a Web-application/web-browsing kiosk
> Typical requirements:
> 10/100/1000 copper NIC (10/100 a must)
> PXE boot
> Graphics that can run X out of the box, VGA out (single or dual)
> USB (with at least some ports accessible on the fron of the machine)
> any information on suitable devices would be very helpful.
> Regards
> Tomasz
> PS - appears that we have an expired SSL cert for
> https://lists.samba.org/mailman/

Steve Walsh
Vice President / Sysadmin team member - Linux Australia
Networks and Technology - Linux.conf.au 2008

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