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xPUD: Floating On The Cloud

Oct 22, 2009, 22:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Smart)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

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"Some say that Linux will never come to the desktop, and maybe they are right. Everyday more and more applications are moving online.

"There are numerous Cloud storage services, including some bundled with particular distributions.

"So if everything is moving to the web, what use is there for a fully blown desktop? Perhaps what is needed is a super fast, lightweight distro to get us there.

"These days, lightweight distros are becoming very popular. Previously Linux Magazine has looked at Tiny Core and this week we discover xPUD. It’s a relatively new distribution which aims to be the “shorted path to the cloud”."

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