On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Ciaran Johnston <cj at nologic.org> wrote:
> Kevin Philp wrote:
>> I have to buy come laptops for our office. The office is a Debian server
>> with Ubuntu desktops. The laptops must run MSOffice - specific customer
>> requirements - our usual OpenOffice and convert isn't fool proof enough.
>> So we have two choices:
>>>> 1. Get Windows laptops and integrate with Samba into the network.
>>>> 2. Get Macs - but I have no idea how easy they would be to fit into our
>> network. The only tricky bits I can see are - /home over nfs4 and we
>> authenticate via nis.
>> Other options are:
> 3. wine
> 4. VirtualBox / KVM/QEMU and windows box-sets
5. Fork out for VMWare and emulate, its how mac users have been
conquering this problem for years on end
6. Poor mans VMware using bochs (shrink the windows install using
ntfsresize, dd and run under bochs on linux)
7. Virtualise your laptop and run windows under Xen
>>>> Any ideas?
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