[K12OSN] access to samba shares from winxp

Petre Scheie petre at maltzen.net
Wed Dec 8 13:51:44 UTC 2004

If your legacy apps run under Win98, you might look at Win4Lin.  It does cost 
money, about $80 I think.  Load that on your K12ltsp server, and then you can 
run your Windows apps on the terminals.  I have a couple of applications that 
only run on Windows, and I use Win4Lin for them.


Debbie Schiel wrote:
>> No what I meant was to have a W2K server on your K12ltsp network, then 
>> the kids could access the "legacy" - (seems odd to talk about legacy & 
>> Win in the same sentence ....) app via rdesktop. No need to switch 
>> anything both Linux & Win would be available from the same terminals.
>> BTW there are programs & organizations where you can get a FREE W2K 
>> license along with the CALS specifically for non-profits.
> Ahhh... right... something to investigate next year I think. A W2K will 
> cost $money$ and we'll have to wait for that (unless I could use an old 
> PIII?). I also want to look into setting up an 'application' server 
> (same thing right?). I haven't a clue what that involves just yet. One 
> step at a time!
>> Cheers
>> norbert
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