[Samba] deploy application on Windows Stations

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Wed Oct 12 22:31:55 GMT 2005

Josh Kelley schrieb:
> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>...and the Active Directory-style Group Policies don't won't really
>>help to install software, unless you have it in MSI format.
>>So no Firefox, no Thunderbird, Flash Player etc. deployment, as they
>>don't have a MSI installer :)
> Firefox MSI: http://www.frontmotion.com/Firefox/index.htm
> Thunderbird MSI: http://msi-repository.sourceforge.net/
> Flash Player MSI: http://www.macromedia.com/licensing/distribution/
> Of course, there's still plenty of software that doesn't have MSI
> installers.

...and the links you gave are fine, but you can't assume everyone is 
installing English language version of these applications... :)

>>In that case, I use WPKG for all MSI and non-MSI installers (exe etc.)
>>- http://wpkg.org - which works with Samba (and Active Directory too).
> One of these days I'm going to give WPKG a try...
> Josh Kelley


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