Versatile thin client runs Mandriva Linux
A network terminal vendor is shipping a Via-based thin client that runs Mandrake Linux and supports a wide range of server OSes. Computer Lab International's (CLI's) ET4500T is available with terminal emulators for various legacy systems, and supports X, RDP, and Citrix protocols.
I/O ports include 10/100 Ethernet, two DB-9 serial ports, PS/2 mouse and keyboard ports, four Type-A USB 2.0 ports, one parallel printer port, stereo line-out, line-in, and an 8-bit mini microphone jack. The case includes a lock, measures 2 x 11.25 x 9.5 inches, and weighs 3.3 pounds.