[K12OSN] ltsp client for vmware

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Wed Nov 2 02:31:49 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-01 at 17:53, 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.

You could, but it wouldn't be as much fun and you'd eventually
have to update your installed image.

  Les Mikesell
    les at futuresource.com

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