[Wine] Cyber Cafe Pro on Linux
mitchell.mebane at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 19:15:41 CST 2006
One option for making Windows less annoying is Deep Freeze
(http://www.faronics.com/html/deepfreeze.asp), which lets you simply
reboot and have everything back in proper working order.
Edward Savage wrote:
> I'm going to get eaten alive for this though depending on your
> requirements it might be a better idea to stick with Windows and
> really lock down your installation. I've been directly involved in
> two Linux migrations for Internet Cafes (and advised on several
> others) - one successful (net cafe) and the other unsuccessful (gaming
> cafe) - and in both cases it was more trouble than it was worth. The
> problem isn't the software it is the users; When they go to use the
> software they notice, for example, that they aren't using IE and when
> they come up to some page that doesn't display perfectly problems
> occur. There are many more examples that just make the mind hurt. So
> unless this Cycber Cafe Pro provides _everything_ you really need to
> be asking yourself if you really want to open this can of worms.
> On 12/5/06, *vulani mabunda* <vulani at mac.com <mailto:vulani at mac.com>>
> I'm running an internet cafe using Cyber Cafe Pro software. This
> software is design soley for Windows platforms. We're constantly
> experiencing problems with Windows with regards to viruses and
> stability issues. Recently, we lost all our data and had to
> May you please help us in flawlessly porting this application so
> that it can run on Linux both on the server and client sides. If
> this happens, it could mean an end to our nightmare with Windows!
> We have already tried Open Kiosk (which natively runs on Linux)
> prior to making my request. Open Kiosk is free but is not advanced
> enough to meet our requirements. For example, it can't allow us to
> control and charge for excessive bandwidth. We've done extensive
> research on what is available and so far Cyber Cafe Pro seems to
> meet all our requirements with the exception of running only on
> Windows. Hodoman works on Linux but isn't as advanced as Cyber
> Cafe Pro is.
> This is the reason why we are interested in trying to get Cyber
> Cafe Pro to work on Linux. Cyber Cafe Pro people aren't interested
> in assisting us with regards to porting their application to Windows.
> Vulani Mabunda
> Internet CAfe Jack
> South Africa
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