"Last month, we got the very impressive Microsoft Windows
Terminal Server/Citrix MetaFrame combination working on the network
here at Chaos Manor. We call that system Euphonia. These two
products combined turn NT Server or Windows 2000 Server into a true
multi-user, multiplatform applications server for Microsoft-based
"The real test was to use Linette, an older Linux workstation
running Red Hat Linux 6.1, to log onto Euphonia. That worked, and I
could run the entire Microsoft Office Suite. It's amusing to see
Microsoft's Clippy on a Linux box. I could also browse the Web with
Internet Explorer, access the whole Chaos Manor Win2K/NT network,
and in general do anything I can do from a standard NT- or
"Booting Red Hat 7.0 from CD gives you a nice GUI-driven upgrade
menu, which ought to work with most video adaptors. It certainly
did so with the old STB 128 (NVIDIA Riva128-based) video card I'd
stuck into Linette. The prompts are pretty straightforward once
you've chosen "upgrade" mode from the initial text prompt; each
step follows the previous one logically...."
"Until you try to figure out Red Hat's logic in selecting which
packages to upgrade (this also holds true for fresh installations,
although a bit less so)."
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