[CentOS] calendar

Fri May 27 15:34:20 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 5/27/2011 10:00 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>> If you are using Centos as a desktop, you'll probably want to upgrade
>>> to 6.0 at the first opportunity which should get you up to T-bird 3.1.x
>>> with a matching thunderbird-ligntening in EPEL.  Still need the
>>> exchange connector, though.
>> We'll go up to 6, or, more likely, 6.1, but we've just got a couple of
>> test machines running RHEL 6 and 6.1; upgrading to that will be a Big
>> Deal
>> - there's some apps that are, let us be polite, seem to be pretty damn
>> fragile.... And most of our researchers and affiliates (or whatever the
>> right name for the developers is) have CentOS workstations, though
>> development's done on the servers.
> There is always the magic of X for a remote window (native or
> ssh-tunneled) for when you want an application to appear on your desktop
> even though you don't run it locally or you need a different version
> from elsewhere. Shouldn't be that hard to make one RH box run an app for
> everyone.

I think you missed the point - they run CentOS on their workstations, and
are X'ing to the servers. If their own workstation ain't showing, they
don't see nuttin'.