Ubuntu Domain Server

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Tue Oct 27 14:05:22 UTC 2009

Christopher Chan wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
>>> Derek Broughton wrote:
>>>> 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
>> For remote admin of what, though?  If you're going to remote admin both
>> Windows and 'nix boxen, why wouldn't you be using your Linux desktop?  If
>> you're remote administering Windows boxes, then RDP is the way to go.  I
>> administer a heterogeneous environment, and I've never felt the need to
>> add X to Windows.
> Well, you see, they have this great idea of creating a server
> administration GUI tool for Linux and given that one of the first things
> the OP was hoping for (a replacement for Windows ADS servers) it would
> appear that the workstations will primarily be Windows.

Then there's no need for X on Windows.  I'm still not getting something...

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