Kategorie: Green IT

Raspberry Pi: Raspian disadvantages of embedded OS

The last 12 month have been a „golden“ time of the upcomming embedded linux devices, but the custom OS’s offers some problems, you should know for projects: embedded PC’s like the ARM based pi2 / pi3 uses a own compiled OS not every known debian package is available not all compile scripts to rebuild are available on git slow performance can let you run into unuseable problems (heat, load, I/O), correct written scripts run into freezes without any error made by you! you should take time for a closer look at buying them calc the costs of non-x86 systems, later […]

Linux Green IT: Basics to save Energy and Resources

Problem: Every User today read a lot of articles on the Net about Green-IT, but the basics are often forgotten! Background: Current Office PCs and Servers need a lot of Energy at the Offices Current and new Operating Systems need more and faster Hardware The Industries blow up Applications and Online Webpages with animated Applets you never need Current Hardware produce more and more heat, which you have to cool   If you want to go the right way at your IT Future then do remark these points: Plan your IT Future detailed !!!! Make a sheet of all needed […]

Small Linux on Thin Client 32MB Disk

Problem: If you have bought a Thin Client Terminal, you lost updates after some years, cause the manufacter closes the support, or you have to pay for the Upgrades. Solution: To reuse the old Hardware take a closer look on www.tinycorelinux.com There you find a very small modular Linux. You must not buy new Hardware! Tinycorelinux runs on x86 (Intel/AMD/Via) Hardware with a current 2.6 Kernel inside a RAMDISK.   Preferred Applications: Kiosk Internet Box Internet Radio Netbook with full ThinClient Support for High Security Travel (Company’s) Internet PC Office PC Fast energy saving embedded PC with ramdisk Use SSH […]