[rescue] What is an XTerminal 1?

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Tue Dec 31 20:12:50 CST 2002

On Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 06:45:25PM -0600, Shawn Wallbridge wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 11:27, Paul Phillips wrote:
> > Hello --
> > 
> > The noise level in my home office is beginning to drive me nuts.  Five 
> > computers with fans going are just too much.

For sure, you can use an Xterm.  You could also use a PC running Linux
or BSD with the Via EDEN processors.  Note that one advantage for the
PC route is that it is easy to find cards that do 24 bit color.  It is
more difficult to find an Xterm that will do better than 8bits (256
> One thing you could use is a JavaStation, the Krups ones run about $35
> on eBay and they are a SS5 (but much cooler looking) that boots off the
> network (JavaOS can be booted off a SIMM in them, but they can also run
> Linux), then you can forward X sessions to it. It has no fans at all. 

What color depth do they run in?


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