Radical idea for X-modmap problem.

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 06:48:35 PDT 2009

2009/7/30 Juliusz Chroboczek <Juliusz.Chroboczek at pps.jussieu.fr>:

> In the departments I know, however, this model is slowly dying out.  Now
> that fairly powerful fan-less PCs are available at a reasonable price,
> we've been migrating to netbooted, disk-less workstations (root mounted
> over NFS).  This makes it possible to use things like Eclipse, which
> would overwhelm the centralised servers.

Oh yes. 12W fanless tiny PCs! They make ridiculously overpowered X
terminals ... I use one as the household file server and bedroom video
player. I can just imagine what someone who did X terminals in the
early '90s would make of something that powerful just doing X.

- d.

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