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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
With a Linux Terminal Server and thin-clients, a business can remove many of the costs associated with maintenance, support, and licensing of countless desktop PCs. Thanks to the exceptional efforts of the Linux Terminal Server Project members, such a switch is neither dramatic, nor painful.
This article summarize how one small business made the switch quickly using the extensive effort that resulted in the creation of the K-12LTSP prepackaged release. This ready to use package comes preloaded with every program needed. Most importantly, it can be installed and used within 45 minutes and makes a terrific prototype server. Now any small business can try out the power of a Linux Terminal Server with nominal effort.