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Re: [tlug] multiuser



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On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 03:46:05PM +1100, Jim Breen wrote:
> 
> What do you mean "*Even* the X Windowing System is designed for this."?
> 
> X was one of the first windowing systems to be designed with a
> multi-user capability. Long before MacroSloth got around to attempting
> to do the same.
> 
> Jim
> 
> -- 
> Jim Breen  [j.breen@example.com  http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/]
> Computer Science & Software Engineering,                Tel: +61 3 9905 3298
> P.O Box 26, Monash University,                          Fax: +61 3 9905 5146
> Clayton VIC 3800, Australia      ジム・ブリーン@example.comナシュ大学
 
Exactly. Most Windows users ive met have trouble understanding this and
consider the desktop (X, when they talk about Linux) as the OS, with one
user at a time.

Even after M$'s attempts at implementing it, im sure most of their users have
no idea how this works or how they can make use of it.

- -- 
A. Sajjad Zaidi
System Administrator
Technology & Operations Div.
Digital Garage Inc.

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