Linux user here, learning how to use windows for work.
I already know i can use ssh- X to remotely run my nix apps from anywhere. Is there a way to view Windows apps on Nix*?
So far all i can see is RDP which moves the entire desktop.
Microsoft has Remote App Services or whatever, but licensing is super expensive. It doesn't really exist in Windows AFAIK. Unless there's an implementation of VNC that does what you want.
Look into 2X as well, they're another well known remote desktop/access software company.
In any case, be prepared to pay the $$$$$$$
Its a distro that uses a hypervisor and template VMs to isolate your programs. For example, you can have one VM for banking, one for suspect email attachments, "vault" VM that has no network access where you atore keys and passwords, a Whonix VM, and a Windows VM to run windows "apps." Just do everything locally, its much more secure.
Its bretty good. Runs great on a i5-2520m with 6gb of ram and an ssd. Its probably the best solution for OP. It would allow him to run linux and windows at the same time. I can't seem to get the qubes tool package working with windows, so I just run it as a regular VM. I only use windows for Quickbooks, so its a small inconvenience.
>I wanna go both ways !
I'm glad you're starting to see the light.
Don't know any modern equivalents, but Citrix Metaframe did that kind of stuff long ago.
It's been a shorthand for "application" since the '80s, you hipster fucktards need to get over yourselves.
Using an RDP connection file you can set the alternate shell to be your application; the file syntax is like
and you pass that as a command-line argument to mstsc.exe; this similar to chrissr's solution, but without affecting every RDP session you launch
damn, I've been scared shitless by windows going all fucky with complete removal of privacy, and my inability to switch to linux as my daily driver entirely. Would this be viable to have games/photoshop run in windows and have firefox/porns running in linux, at the same time on the same desktop?
if so this is amazing
I'm really excited now, I guess nothing left but to get a large 3.0 stick and start testing hardware compatibility. If qubes doesn't pan out (I'm a total linux babby, and apparently getting nvidia to work requires troubleshooting) I guess I can always install vmware on some linux distro and vm windows with gpu passthrough.
Seriously though, fuck m$ for completely ruining windows for me, I didn't care about proprietaryism and other jewing but goddamn, privacy hit home real hard for me. Now I need to grow up from vb.net and learn how to code on linux... satya nutella why ;_;
1. Install xming or cygwin with xwindows.
2. SSH into remote host
3. Export display on your remote session to your client adress
Depending on your network setup you may have to tunnel the connection using SSH and xauth.