Re: Windoze software [was Newbie Hardware/Partitioning]
On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 00:35:27 +0200,
Arnt Karlsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> On Mon, 01 Sep 2003 11:20:24 -0400,
> Hershel Robinson <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > > > if it was my machine ...
> > > >
> > > > 10GB /windows /dev/hda1 - find out how
> > > much space you're
> > > > using now and double it??
> > >
> > > ..leave it alone, he's gonna _want_ 30GB for linux. _Eventually_.
> > > He just needs to experience the why's for himself, as we all do.
> > > ;-)
> > Oh, I actually want the entire machine for Linux. I am more than fed
> > up with Windows personally. Unfortunately, however, my work involves
> > several Micro$haft products. I connect to a VPN using Microsoft
> > networking components. I am uncertain if those are really necessary,
> > however. The boss only lets us upload to the server via the VPN
> > because that maintains timestamps.
.._several_ options here. Type of vpn; what's in your boss' end? ;-)
> > The other item is MS VSS, which of course also uses the VPN. The one
> > other item I use for work is ePop. It's not MS, but it is
> > Windows-only. I am aware of certain Windows emulators for Linux, but
> > not aware of how effective they actually are.
..pass on these, I diched Wintendo 7 years ago. Alvin?
> > Does anyone have any experience running such items under Debian? Or
> > any other bright ideas? Like running VPN and VSS on my Windows box
> > and sharing the files with the Debian box? Perhaps I could access
> > the VPN via the Windows box?
> > To remind those of you who may be Debian geniuses, I am a complete
> > newbie.:)
..myself, I'm still a Debian newbie, came from Red Hat on
I mean, they _are_ commersial and pulled a wintendo-style
"We're looking at the issues involved" on me, ok, they
did fix it, but, too late I guess. ;-)
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.