[SunHELP] Sun Netra T1 105 as a workstation?

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Fri Jul 19 09:51:51 CDT 2013

On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 12:46:13PM +0000, William Enestvedt wrote:
> Solaris 10 brings in all the Gnome/Java Desktop stuff right? Or can you choose
> CDE? I would expect CDE to be a little lighter in resources &
> dependencies.

You can choose CDE or Java Desktop when you log in with the graphical
logon. That's what I use, it's really nice. Just ignore the deprecation
warning and click the check box and you won't receive any warnings again.

>    Some years ago in our data center I had a dozen V100s -- a similar system
> -- and I would have wanted *not* to run a whole pile of Gnome on them if I had
> to choose. :7) Can you just `ssh -X` into them and bring your X programs over
> to a local computer, are are you honest-to-gosh trying to make this thing your
> daily driver?

What about using a Sun Ray? I never had one but wouldn't that be better than
trying to fit a graphics card and a keyboard and USB to the server itself?
That might give you a nice workstation.

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