Linked by fran on Mon 11th Apr 2011 22:50 UTC
Red Hat "San Francisco‚Ä"Red Hat is the strongest Linux company in the world when it comes to servers, but it has almost no presence on the desktop. That will be changing in 2012 with the reintroduction of a Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments-based virtual desktop infrastructure."
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RE: Wait.. but..
by nt_jerkface on Tue 12th Apr 2011 18:12 UTC in reply to "Wait.. but.."
nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26

I mean, a custom thin client device can't be really cheaper to manufacture than some enterprise desktop based on commodity hardware you purchase from, say dell..


No it isn't and existing XP machines can be turned into virtual clients.

Spice is tech that should have came out 10 years ago. Citrix and RDP are already well established. I've seen Citrix used over the internet on a junky laptop for some heavy applications and I was really impressed with how smooth it was.

If Red Hat is serious about competing with MS then they need to increase funding to Samba and LibreOffice.

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