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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: desktop problems
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 21:21:24 +0200
On Monday 20 October 2003 12:47, dams@... wrote:
> Here is a repetition of what could describe a desktop problem that fall
> into our field of research. What do you think?
>
>
> For me, a desktop problem is not always a problem wich involve window
> managers, or graphical interface.
>
> I would tend to say that desktop means workstation for private use, client
> side. That is, everything UI oriented. That includes windows manager, but
> also config programs, installation problems, software installations, and
> simple (client-side personal use) system managment. By client side I mean
> everything that does not use servers. So setting internet/lan connection is
> desktop, but setting a ftp server is not.
>
> In addition, bringing hardware to work for home user is also part of the
> job.

I agree with this. Everything associated with a workstation is within the 
desktop focus. So setting up simple lan connections is related, multihomed 
machines not.

Paul

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