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Re: [K12OSN] Re: (repository) WAS:proposal template help

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From: "Shawn Powers" <spowers inland k12 mi us>
To: <k12osn redhat com>
Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2003 10:47 PM
Subject: [K12OSN] Re: (repository) WAS:proposal template help


If you want to access a MS Terminal Server from a Mac you could consider
using the MS Mac Advanced Terminal Server Client now available. Not what you
want to hear maybe  . . . but its a solution.


> >need windows for some state programs.  (Immunization records,  and
>  >> some others)  So they might get stuck with 2 machines on their desks
>  >> for a while.
>  >Why not use VNC to remote connect to a Mac running MacSchool or use VNC
>  >to connect to a windows box for the state software?
> The problem there is that when VNC connects to a remote windows or mac
> -- you can only get 1 screen at a time.  So I guess I could hide the
> windows machines in a closet, but I'll still need 1 per secretary.
> Unless anyone knows how I could use rdesktop on a mac?  With a terminal
> server (windows terminal server) I could have the 3 secretaries share
> the same windows box -- but I don't know of a way to access the windows
> terminal server from the mac, which needs to be on their desk...
> I suppose I could give them 1 linux box, and they could connect to a
> windows terminal server via rdesktop, and the macintosh via VNC -- but I
> think they'd get frustrated using VNC all day, as it tends to get
> "pokey" sometimes, and they use MacSchool constantly all day long.
> Thanks for the suggestion though. :)
> -Shawn
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