Tuesday, April 26, 2011

VMWare is not the only one to virtualize desktops

Today, as I was looking for some information about Ubuntu 11.04, I discovered Edubuntu weblive. This solution allows to open a real linux session over internet. Just go here and enjoy this revolution : http://www.edubuntu.org/weblive

By the way, I had to understand what kind of technology there is under weblive. I first found Stephane Graber's blog : http://www.stgraber.org. Then, I understood that it's a Linux terminal server with a FreeNX java agent. I realized how it is a real concurrent of the vmware solution.

If (like me), you want to "virtualize" desktops in your company, you have to :
If you have legacy Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Office or specific IE webapps, there's a video showing an integration sample :

If you want to see who implemented LSTP, go here : http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/ltsp/index.php?title=Ltsp_SuccessStories

Install Microsoft Visual Studio Code on a chromebook

My chromebook is fantastic! As it supports Linux integration feature, I can open a terminal and install every Debian based packages I want ...