Desktop Virtualisation

Asked by Karamjit Singh on 2010-09-18

Can we perform Desktop Virtualisation using some tool on Ubuntu OS i.e. Once single Main Computer attached to an access device and about 15 shared computers connected to the Access Device sharing single OS and other applications.

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2010-09-18
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2010-09-18

Sure, you can use SSH with X forwarding. Have the clients connect to the server then run graphical applications. You can connect with:

ssh -X user@server

The apps will only display on the client but will be running on the server (much like citrix).

Alternatively there is this:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ThinClientHowto

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