[rescue] off topic - red hat linux book
linc at thelinuxlink.net
Wed Oct 21 07:01:59 CDT 2009
Lionel Peterson wrote:
> The issue boils down (for me) to the reality that you can't manage 1,500
> desktops as easily under Linux, since the tools either don't exist or
> cost more than comprable MS/apple tools (depending on distribution
> choosen). As a educational facility, we pay under $40/desktop per year
> for OS (WinXP, Vista, or Win7) and Office Enterprise 2007. Server
> licenses are equally affordable.
> Is there a comprable management suite for Linux that is closer to Free
> than $40/desktop? The Ubuntu management package is around $400/machine,
> but designed for servers, not really desktops...
What is it you are trying to *do* exactly with the desktops?
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