> Hi Eric (...and anyone else interested in LTSP thin clients),
>
> > What type of thin client do you have spare?
>
> If anyone would like to have a play with thin client PC's, then I have a couple of HP T5735's.  HP Quickspecs.
>
> For local booting they came with Debian Linux 4.0 with Kernel 2.6, so they are from around 2007.
>
> The BIOS supports PXE booting to so they can download their OS and applications image from a Linux Terminal Server (LTSP).
>
> Possibly the easiest way to set up an LTSP server is to use the Edubuntu distro. These thin clients will then boot an i386 OS image from the server.
>
> However these days for a thin-client you might be better off to buy a LCD display with an HDMI input and bolt a Raspberry Pi to it. The Raspberry Pi can be setup to boot from the LTSP server. There was a Raspi-LTSP project which has evolved and become the PiNet project. I like the way they used the Motorola lapdock 100's as the human interface for the Raspberry Pi.
>
> cheers,
> Ian.
>
> PS: If you'd like an 84 page guide to LTSP

Here's an idea, Ian. Would you mind showing off a working setup of LTSP at the next meeting? Then we can discuss setup issues and other such things.

Cheers, Peter