Maddog mad about Linux thin clients

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Well-known Linux luminary Jon "maddog" Hall is CTO and "ambassador" of a startup selling Linux-based thin clients and network appliances. Koolu currently has two hardware offerings that run Ubuntu Linux, and work with Google Apps in energy- and pollution-sparing installations for business, government, and education.

Koolu's motto is "save a tonne with koolu," referring to the amount of carbon emissions spared by its low-powered device, compared to running a standard client PC for a year. Network-based computing -- for example with Google Apps as the backend -- also offers advantages in data security, safety, and computer maintenance, the company contends.

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Check out the picture of the monitor on their website

Not really Ubuntu if you look at the picture on their website. More like Apple. Lame

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