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Re: [school-discuss] Portable applications & VPN services
I guess since it would start out as a live cd, it could stay a cd. Then
you could have a tool where students would get an iso image or CD that
would log on from any PC with just a reboot. Save the cost of a USB stick.
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New Market, MD
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WRT to my previous post on SimDesk, I'm wondering about alternatives for
small schools ... like using Portable Applications on a cross-platform
USB stick that was set up to access one of those commercial VPN
services. I'm thinking of how a school's students could carry a
Portable Applications USB stick to a library and log into the school's
VPN site. They'd essentially be able to access their personal /home
directory (akin to Karoshi's Moodle implementation, but on a
desktop-on-VPN base, not web-based like Moodle).
IF a small school were to try to function w/ a minimum of
infrastructure, could it be done this way? And how hard would it be for
a larger school to implement its own VPN capacity? Are there security &
Commercial VPN services:
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