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Linux.com: The Future of the Linux Terminal Server Project

Sep 25, 2006, 23:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jorge O. Castro)

"Distributed development makes open source tick, but sometimes you just have to get people together in a room--which is what the Linux Terminal Server Project did last weekend. Members of the project, and developers for several distributions, gathered in Clarkston, Michigan last weekend to plot the future of LTSP--and it looks good.

"LTSP has been around since 1999, when Jim McQuillan and Ron Colcernian decided to solve a customer need at a home health care supply company. LTSP allows you to run Linux on a server, and then use thin clients (almost any computer will do) to connect to the server and receive a full-blown Linux desktop. Since then, millions of Linux desktops have been deployed around the world using LTSP..."

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