from the OS of the world, unite! dept.
Incited by the success of our Linux-based noiseless thin clients we were highly motivated to further increase the benefit of these clients to our users.
Today, we are happy to announce the availability of Windows logins on these machines.
Read on if you're interested in giving it a try.
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For the technically inclined: the base of the setup is a full-screen rdesktop window on a second X server (:8) connecting to a Windows Terminal Server 2008 which itself gets its user data from our Active Directory. The hardest part of the setup was the synchronization of our user accounts from our OpenLDAP server to the Active Directory. For the brave of heart we have documented the lunacy we encountered.