[rescue] What is an XTerminal 1?

Steve Sandau ssandau at bath.tmac.com
Wed Jan 1 20:33:19 CST 2003

> > Or NetBSD or Linux on a laptop or an IPX. Run "X -query host"
> > to connect to a remote host; I do this with an IPX to get a
> > remote CDE screen from the SS1000 in the computer room. I have
> > seen some Linux-based terminals (Compaq T1500) that say that
> > they are made to connect to a Citrix server. These "terminals"
> > can be had for under $100 on the Internet.
> We run citrix on "real" PCs, the "Citrix Terminals" are woefully
> underpowered for anything useful... They tend to be glorified
> first-generation WinCE-based boxes, running a MediaGX CPU typically...
> (CPU & video in same chip)
These particular ones are PI and PII chips, but still not that powerful.
I have no idea how responsive they are, but I have (do) run Linux on
such machines without them being painfully slow...

Steve Sandau
IS Technician, TMA Bath, Maine
ssandau at bath.tmac.com

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