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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are u kidding
by anand on Sat 8th Jan 2005 02:04 UTC

Forgive me but I thought that this article had some strength, turns out otherwise. What is so innovative in using vnc , its been around for ages. And even if vnc is used on the slower machine using Windows XP does not really help as it is a single desktop environment. Using crossover is dead slow and flaky in linux at best. How does running multiple copies of Photoshop on Linux solve the problem of excess hdd activity.