[rescue] SFU on Windows, etc (was: Re: OS X is certified UNIX)

Timothy Baldridge tbaldridge at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 14:39:55 CDT 2007

"> And yes Xming rocks. At my last job we had a few old 9x machines that
> "had" to have windows, but were way too slow for any practical
> anti-virus software. So we installed x-ming, had them run firefox on a
> linux server via remote X, and then cut them off completely from the
> internet. Worked (and still does as far as I know) like a charm.

That's an... interesting solution :)."

Yeah, well, if it was up to me, I would have gone to Linux with the
whole group of older machines. But Outlook (shared contacts) + a in
house Access/MSsql database (not my fault I promise), and a few other
thinks kept us from going fully to Linux. As I left, my boss was
warming up to the idea of going to Linux all the way. M$ Vendor
lock-in is really bad though. Once you get in it, it's hard to get
out. Micro$oft products are kindof like crack in that way, except
every trip is bad...


"Believing in a DRM business model is like joining Star Fleet
security, putting on your red shirt, and volunteering to beam down to
the new unexplored plant with Kirk, Spock and McCoy." --   Jeremy

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