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Send Time Machine backups to a VM hosted in Windows

I’ve successfully configured Time Machine backups over my home network using VMware Workstation, Ubuntu, and a 1 TB WD drive. A big thanks to HowToGeek for their Raspberry Pi post for the inspiration and to Netatalk’s Wiki. Here we go!

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Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7 [Updated]

One of the more popular posts on That Virtual Boy has been Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 6. That post was written when Linux and VDI were just getting acquainted. Horizon has grown up a bit and we’re now at Horizon version 7.0.2 which means we have plenty of new enhancements and capabilities to bring to the table.

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The new iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad 3

I decided it was finally time. Time to replace the iPad 3 (arguably the worst iPad ever made) with the iPad Pro 9.7 (arguably the best iPad ever made). If you’re considering a similar upgrade, I hope you find this post useful!

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Horizon Client 4.2 Now Available

The bits for VMware Horizon View Client 4.2 have been released as well as all the accompanying documentation. This release is paired with Horizon 7 version 7.0.2 also released today (more posts coming soon for that!) Each major platform has its own release notes and features, so be sure to check out the notes pertaining to the systems of interest to you.

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Virtualizing Applications - which solution is best for you?

Whether you’ve been tasked with a VDI deployment to include not only desktop virtualization, but application virtualization, or you’re simply trying to dust off your Horizon deployment and add some sweet flair, knowing where to invest your time and energy for app virtualization can leave you scratching your head. Hopefully this post can help you take that first step in the right direction.

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