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Wyse Technology, the prominent thin client company, is preparing a “completely new product in the consumer and enterprise space” that leverages Ubuntu Linux, The VAR Guy has learned. Our resident blogger is nearly sworn to secrecy… Still, here are some preliminary details about the emerging Wyse-Ubuntu effort. Plus, the implications for Canonical (Ubuntu’s chief promoter) and channel partners that focus on thin clients.See the . Really exciting stuff. I love thin clients as a solution and have used them in several businesses and educational settings. While they aren't a solution to every problem, there are many situations where using thin clients will save money on hardware and reduce admin time.
Oh, and I'm going to be in in time for the Texas Linux Fest, but it is scheduled at the same time as my other interviews. I'm going to miss both that and the Thai DebCamp going on in Khonkaen next week. Meh!