[Wine] Wine on Ubuntu 8.04 FreeNX with Mac OS X 10.3 NX client

James Mckenzie jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 6 10:15:22 CDT 2009

optimaco <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote on April 6th:
>Sent: Apr 6, 2009 5:12 AM
>To: wine-users at winehq.org
>Subject: [Wine] Re: Wine on Ubuntu 8.04 FreeNX with Mac OS X 10.3 NX client
>The reason for us to move to a centralized Ubuntu desktop server is in fact to get out of this
>Apple imposed 18 months upgrade frenzy, which can quickly become costly in a business environment.
>The problem here was not to run Wine on Mac OS X, but to run Wine on Ubuntu and connect to this >Linux remote desktop from a Mac client via FreeNX.

Thank you for the explanation.  Now that I understand your situation, good luck with switching over to Linux from MacOSX.  You may find that your 'upgrade frenzy' will become more frequent, not less.  This does raise the TCO and makes maintenance of your system's harder.  However, the availability of help is greater with Linux than it is with a Mac (in most cases.)

I, for one, am glad that I moved from Linux/Intel to MacOSX/PPC then MacOSX/Intel.

James McKenzie

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