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Date:      Mon, 26 Jan 2004 17:50:51 +0000
From:      Jonathon McKitrick <>
Subject:   CPU or network bound? (Thin clients)
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I decided to take one of the suggestions here for what to do with my old
laptop.  I'm going to set it up with ssh X forwarding and connect to my much
faster desktop machine.

My wife wants a couple of apps I will have to install Wine for on the
desktop.  If I were to use the laptop as a thin client connecting to the
desktop running Wine+applications, would that probably be better than
installing Wine on my laptop?  The laptop is 266MHz verus 1.8GHz on the

NOTE: Please CC me, as I am not currently subscribed.  Thanks.

My other computer is your windows box.

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