I'm also looking at this from a cost perspective. A thin client solution based on Rpi's is rather affordable but may still be on the upper side for budgets in schools of third world countries. A thin client solution may eliminate the costs for sd cards and power supplies and maybe there can even be a way to switch to a Rpi Zero instead.
> [Roman Meier] >> How good or bad are experiences with Debian Edu running on Raspberry >> Pis? >> Is this a viable option? > > I know the RPi 1 was a little short on memory, it could run as a thin > client and a fairly limited desktop. 512 MiB of RAM is not a lot these > days. I would imagine the RPi 3 would work just fine. I do not believe > anyone tested this the last few years, but the recipe you found should > get you started at least. Perhaps the recipe still work? It try to > replicate the installation procedure run from the normal installer, so > it just might. :) > > -- > Happy hacking > Petter Reinholdtsen > >