Ubuntu Domain Server

Chan Chung Hang Christopher christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Mon Oct 26 13:49:16 UTC 2009

Derek Broughton wrote:
> John Moser wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 8:02 PM, Ryan Dwyer <ryandwyer1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I don't think there's any use discussing whether we think a GUI or CLI is
>>> better. Shouldn't we focus on what the typical business wants and what
>>> they're prepared to use?
>> This is an easy question.
>> First off, we need a Windows and Linux tool like Putty for easy X11
>> forwarding over SSH.  The Windows version needs to bring an X server
>> of its own (or at least have a fully proper MSI package that you can
>> publish with it, to give a viable X server).  It could integrate with
>> Cygwin/X as well or something.
>> I say "like putty" because the actual application interface is going
>> to be different.  What you're going to want is a tool that connects
>> across; discovers a specific set of applications; and gives one-click
>> access to run them over a compressed X11 session. 
> I don't follow why you would think an X server on Windows is required.

Easy. Remote desktop for remote administration. Of course, I do not 
necessarily agree with using Xming on a Windows box. Maybe xrdp is the 
answer to that one or freenx

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