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Linux Journal: It's a Cross Platform, All Right!

Jun 20, 2004, 16:30 (2 Talkback[s])
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Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"As many of you know, Microsoft Windows remains a part of the average business IT department. Many of us must be able to exchange information between Windows and Linux. For example, somehow you convinced management to let you run Linux on your workstations instead of Windows. Maybe you are using your own notebook. Whatever the reason, you now are going to have to deal with the Windows workgroup or domain and the appropriate shared files and printers. Although Jon in accounting isn't particularly fond of his Windows XP box, many important files are shared from that machine, files that are shared in the network neighborhood.

"You might ask yourself how easy it is to take advantage of the network neighborhood. This is an interesting question considering how many file and print servers out there aren't running Windows but Linux, providing the file sharing experience through Samba..."

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