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Re: [K12OSN] ltsp client for vmware



On Mon, 2005-10-31 at 17:33 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-10-31 at 16:31, Michael C Wescott wrote:

> > An Xserver on windows would certainly be faster. Only where you want to
> > run a Linux app locally would there be some utility. Is that the reason
> > for the comment about teachertool? But if you're going that far, why not
> > come up with a Vmware virtual machine that acts as a client?
> 
> I think that's what I meant in the first place: a virtual machine that
> PXE or etherboots to run as a thin client.  You could install vmplayer
> and copy this virtual machine on your windows boxes to run as a client
> without having to reboot or lose access to windows apps.

In that case there's no need to PXE boot, etherboot, or even use DHCP.
The virtual machine would boot from it's own (virtual) disk and bring up
its Xserver which would be configured to connect to a particular server
using the Windows native IP address.


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