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Thin Client: New User Guide

Stephen Noble stephen7 at

30th November 1999

1.How to turn inexpensive legacy computers into fast terminals using the power of your main computer, you will need : A fast computer to act as Server, A client computer (old and unwanted). Linux compatible network cards. A connection between computers. 2.How to centralise system administaration by useing NFS, ie placing the entire file system of a faster client on the server.

1. Introduction

2. Hardware and Documentation

3. Server setup

4. Client setup

5. Network files system

6. X-terminal

7. Acknowledgments & further exercises

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