Tag: linux

  1. Bringing Linux and Windows Together


    If you were at Citrix Synergy, you heard about XenApp/XenDesktop adding support for Linux virtual desktops. As my hero Homer Simpson says, "I'm not impressed easily … WOW a blue car!" And that is what we have, a new car color. We had red cars (Windows applications), green cars (Windows desktops), and now blue cars (Linux desktops). From my perspective, these are simply different applications we ...

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  2. Linux Virtual Desktop: Tech Preview is Now Available for Evaluation

    Last August we announced the Tech Preview of Linux Virtual Desktop. The response we received was overwhelmingly positive and everyone was eager to test it. Now, Citrix is excited to announce that the Linux Virtual Desktop Tech Preview is available for download! The Linux Virtual Desktop Tech Preview is available for all Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop customers under active Subscription Advantage or Software Maintenance and all Citrix Partners. Citrix has ...

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  3. Cisco Releases VXME Update for Jabber

    Cisco Jabber

    The best way to deliver Cisco’s Jabber® client from Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop is with the Cisco Virtualization Experience Media Engine (VXME). Jabber is Cisco’s flagship Unified Communications client, supporting presence, instant messaging (IM), desktop sharing and audio-video conferencing. The key to delivering Unified Communications clients like Jabber at scale in a desktop virtualization environment is to offload the media processing to the user device ...

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  4. Register now for the Citrix XenDesktop & XenApp Linux Desktop Tech Preview

    But not by email! It seems an awful lot of people spotted a small press release last week announcing we are taking registrations for our tech preview of Linux Desktops for Citrix XenDesktop. If you missed it then you can read the full details here, there is also a link to the REGISTRATION PAGE in the press release. An awful lot of you clearly didn’t miss this ...

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  5. From My Virtual Desktop: Basic Network Testing with IPERF

    Good day, everyone!   From my last blog entry, I discussed virtual network interface speeds versus reality.  This blog can be read here. A great question was posed: "How do you test networking speeds?" This is a great question as - by itself - it is simple enough to answer.  However, depending on what one desires out of "network testing" the answer can be as complex as anyone would ...

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  6. Using “XE” (Or How I Learned to Love the Command Line) : Introduction

    Hello, my fellow Citrites, Clients and Community Members -   Yes.  The namesake of this article was blatantly ripped off borrowed and mangled from one of my favorite movies, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.  It is a wonderful mix of comedy, drama, political satire and the ego exercising of one Mister Peter Sellers .  The same could be said of ...

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  7. Register Today for Xen Project User Summit on Sept. 18 in New Orleans

    Linux stable tree maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman to give Featured Talk The Xen Project is pleased to announce the sessions which will be presented at the 2013 Xen Project User Summit. Scheduled for September 18 in New Orleans, the Xen Project User Summit is the first major event focused entirely on users of the Xen Project software. While there have been other Xen Summits in the past, ...

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  8. Test Drive Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) Beta 2 with XenClient 2 Today

    We recently shared with you on how to use XenClient to try out the latest Windows 8 Developer Preview. Another OS is having an update as well. The next version of Ubuntu 11.10 is set to roll out on October 13. But before the arrival of that final version, you can check out the latest and final Beta 2 update that came out on September ...

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  9. OpenCloud – A Platform for Innovation

    Open means a lot to me. I was one of the lucky kids that caught the cusp of the open source explosion in the early 90s. Ah the memories of spending nights porting source code from SunOS to Linux. And really, you cant appreciate the miracle of modern installers until you've toasted a monitor trying to manually configure X-Windows on Linux 0.93. Yeah, I knew ...

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  10. Windows 7 on HP Thin Client


    Beefy 7 on Skinny HP Different types of workers across the enterprise need different types of desktops. Some require simplicity and standardization, while others require high performance and personalization. XenDesktop can meet these requirements in a single solution with our unique FlexCast™ delivery Technology. With FlexCast™, IT can deliver every type of virtual desktop - each specifically tailored to meet the performance, security and flexibility ...

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