[clug] Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for Linux Desktops
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Sun May 7 05:35:00 UTC 2017
Have I missed something?
Wasn’t X-11 invented to solve this precise problem?
[the ‘client’ and ‘server’ model, where the ‘X-11 server’ is the display device.]
> On 6 May 2017, at 17:15, George at Clug via linux <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is virtualization technology
> that hosts a desktop operating system on a centralized server in a
> data center. VDI is a variation on the client-server computing model,
> sometimes referred to as server-based computing.
> Does anyone have experience with VDI for Linux KVM Guest Desktops and
> can recommend a working FOSS solution capable for watch Video
> (preferably in HD) ?
>> From my searching today, there is no real working solution as yet.
> Potential solutions;
> 1) Spice - includes video and audio but suffers from screen tearing
> and lag
> 2) VNC - does not support audio
> 3) XRDP - I was not able to get audio to work, but it might be
> 4) KVM-VDI - I do not know much of this product.
> The U.S. Company Desktone, which was acquired by VMware in October
> 2013,  has the trademarks on the expressions "desktops as a
> service" and "DaaS" from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
>  http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Desktop_virtualization#citenote12
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