Monday, November 9, 2009

Live a Ubuntu life: application scorecard

This should be a good way to track experience with a new computing environment - whether the things you need to do are now easier and harder to do, and whether they are done better or worse.

Windows appLinux app

Experience gradeNotes


betterLike the integration with notification applet; no separate download

Remote desktop
Terminal services client


vnc viewer
remote desktop viewer

sameVNC into some Windows server seems to be a bit lagging in cursor movement

VMWare Workstation 6.5
Sun VirtualBox 3

sameprice is definitely better!

Mapped drive
Connect to server: Windows share

sameCIFS server/share name work fine with no manual WINS config; hidden shares work fine

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