centrix solution using vnc?

Jerome R. Westrick jerry "at" Westrick.com
Fri Apr 16 12:42:01 2004


If MS-Office is all you need then there is a product
called  cross-over-office or something like that...

It allows you to run M$-Office under linux workstation itself...

Jerry


On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 11:55, Simon Oosthoek wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> I'm new to this list, so please forgive me for any faux-pas I make in
> ignorance ;-)
> 
> I work as a sysadmin in a small company and we're using Linux on the desktop
> (mainly). I'm looking for an efficient and workable solution to run
> MS-office applications, but I'd like to keep the desktops running Linux.
> 
> One solution I thought up was that it might be possible to install one
> really fast machine with lots of memory, running windows and a VNC server
> and connecting the users to that machine from the Linux Desktop. If this
> would fast enough of course ;-)
> 
> My question is whether there is some experience with a solution like this
> (and if so, what are the experiences with such a solution) or if not, why is
> this not a good solution?
> 
> TIA
> 
> Simon
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