Meadville Public Library & Crawford County Federated Library System
cmurdock at ccfls.org
Presentation for LITA National Forum, Oct. 2002: http://meadvillelibrary.org/os/lita-ltsp/presentation/
This handout: http://meadvillelibrary.org/os/lita-ltsp/handout.html
The original version of the article I wrote detailing my experiences with the LTSP: http://meadvillelibrary.org/os/ltsp.html
The LITA publication (Open Source Software for Libraries) containing the second version of the article: http://www.lita.org/litapubs/lg9.html
A tarball of my configuration files: http://meadvillelibrary.org/os/thin-client-files.tar.gz
See the readme in the tarball for more details. You might be able to use these to get up and running, with some customization for your particular setup.
The main page of the Linux Terminal Server Project.
Diskless Workstations: www.disklessworkstations.com
Sales of bootable network cards as well as entire diskless workstations. Owned & operated by Jim McQuillan, who founded the LTSP.
Here you can generate disk images for network-bootable floppies.
Script to kill off extraneous Netscape processes. Could be modified to kill off other troublesome processes also, if necessary.
Homepage of the icewm window manager.
Homepage of the Blackbox window manager.
Desktop File Manager, a utility for adding icons to icewm's desktop (or to any other window manager without icons, for that matter)
Sites for Tweaking Netscape with .Xdefaults:
A discussion on Slashdot: http://slashdot.org/articles/00/02/23/1046243.shtml
The Public Web Browser Howto: http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/mini/Public-Web-Browser.html
Mandrake Users Organization: http://www.mandrakeuser.org/connect/cbrowse2.html
A handy program for killing off a user's processes.
A modification of the LTSP for use in schools
Can thin clients work in your library? --
Beth Mazin, Joe Mangano, and Dean Baumeister, Memorial Hall Library, Andover, Massachusetts
Diskless Linux Kiosks, by Jamie Zawinski: http://www.dnalounge.com/backstage/src/kiosk/
How thin clients were created for a nightclub in San Francisco.
Secretaries use Linux, Taxpayers Save Millions: http://newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=01/08/10/1441239
How the city government of Largo, Florida is using linux-based thin clients to save money.
A Good Tutorial on Setting up the LTSP: http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/tutorials/4472/1/
"Servers With a Smile", Fred Volgelstein, Fortune, Sept. 30, 2002, page 195
How businesses are saving money by using Linux.