Remote terminal

Dale Eshelman eshelmand at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 22:32:12 BST 2009


MAC MINI for Apple computer will run VNC too.

Dale
On Aug 20, 2009, at 2:51 PM, Brian M. Godfrey wrote:

>> All the technology I know of for remote terminal stuff is not very  
>> cost
>> effective for a single terminal. Unless you have more than one to
>> setup, a cheap / used PC would probably be the better choice if all  
>> you
>> want it for is running a VNC session.
>
>   Thanks to everyone for the input.
>   But what is cost effective?  We have been using a laptop  
> intermittently,
> but it generates too much heat to run it all day in our small,  
> poorly vented
> receiving area with no AC.  There is also too little space for a  
> recycled
> full-size PC, though I could probably screw a laptop to the wall  
> behind the
> monitor.  The laptop we are currently using occasionally for this  
> job is
> always in the way.  The keyboard is on a pullout tray along with a  
> trackball
> (takes less space than a mouse.)
>   I'm not so much looking for a pre-packaged solution as for a tiny  
> little
> computer with some standard connectors on it and which I can load  
> with Linux
> if it isn't already there.
>   Thanks,
>
> --Brian M. Godfrey
>  brian at wildbirdshop.com
>
>
>
>
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