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remember that the users still need to have a machine with a display and keyboard.
the advantage of virtual desktops isn't hardware savings, it's centralized management/backup/etc
Does Linux support multi-user?
Posted Jul 19, 2011 16:19 UTC (Tue) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198)
Yes, there needs to be something at the desk to display output but you have more flexibility on quality and speed, buying cheaper machines, keeping existing old machines or even allowing users to bring their privately-owned systems to use for display only.
Yes, the centralized management is a huge win for virtualization. I also wanted to point out that it isn't cost-prohibitive as well.
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