Linked by Kasra Yousefi on Fri 7th Jan 2005 17:44 UTC
Editorial Problem: Even the most powerful PC's become non responsive during resource-intensive computations, such as graphic design, media, image rendering and manipulating. The traditional solution has been to upgrade to a faster computer and throw more computing power at the problem to lessen the wait-time. But there's a simple solution that utilizes multiple machines, but without using grid/clustering. For now, this involves a hack, but how hard would it be for an OS vendor to streamline this process?
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This is what X Windows already does
by Anonymous on Fri 7th Jan 2005 20:50 UTC

Just a note: The procedure described above is the way all unix-based systems (including linux) already work. Any X Windows environment can route its display, keyboard and mouse to a remote machine. I've been doing this for over two decades now. The only difference here is including Windows into the mix. :-)