X terminal


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X terminal

(hardware)
An intelligent terminal which operates as an X server directly connected to Ethernet.

Not to be confused with the program xterm which is an X client.

X terminal

An earlier display terminal that was used only for rendering X Window applications. An X terminal was an dedicated "X server." See X server and X Window.
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Designed to bring the power of X Window Systems to Microsoft Windows(R) desktops to reduce the costs associated with expensive UNIX workstations and X terminals, Reflection X is attractive to both IT administrators and end users.
In their efforts to build PC X servers that are up to speed with X terminals, vendors have overlooked the fact that end users familiar with Windows generally do not have a high level of expertise in UNIX and networking," said Chris Rogers, market manager for Reflection X.