The key concept behind the X terminal technology is the
flexibility. Linux based X terminal successfully pass the
- May I bring that home ?
Sure, a linux workstation is both an application server
and an X terminal. So you can use the same applications
- May I bring that on the road ?
Linux operates pretty well on notebook computers. For the
same reason as above, you can run the same programs on
- This users really needs a lot of horse power, is there a fix ?
Nothing prevent a user from having a normal workstation. He
will be able to run CPU or I/O intensive tasks on it, while
being able to access the application server to run
It is a good idea to experiment with X terminals
before drawing conclusion or deciding who can use
that and who can't. See the performance topic above.
- May I run Java application on it ?
The Java programs will run on the server and will display
on the X terminal. Nothing special about it.