[kde-community] Windows licenses

Gary Greene greeneg at tolharadys.net
Fri Apr 11 20:34:19 UTC 2014


Remember, multiple logins at once require not only server licenses and the appropriate amount of user CALs, but also MS Terminal Services and TSCALs.

The joys of MS licensing....

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> On Mar 26, 2014, at 11:46 PM, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 10:49 AM, Pau Garcia i Quiles
> <pgquiles at elpauer.org> wrote:
>> Hello,
> 
> Hi Pau,
> 
>> 
>> No news yet
> 
> Is there anything we can do to assist this process?
> 
> Thanks,
> Ben
> 
>> 
>>> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 12:36 AM, Mario Fux <kde-ml at unormal.org> wrote:
>>> Am Mittwoch, 26. Februar 2014, 21.23:33 schrieb Pau Garcia i Quiles:
>>> 
>>> Morning guys
>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 11:50 PM, Martin Sandsmark
>>>> <martin.sandsmark at kde.org
>>>> 
>>>>> wrote:
>>>> On Wednesday 22. January 2014 07.23.30 Laszlo Papp wrote:
>>>>>> Hmm, actually the generic and basic Windows license does not allow
>>>>>> multiple remote login in my understand onto the same desktop. When I
>>>>>> last checked it required some server license, but I cannot claim it
>>>>>> 100% percents.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Yes, but we get server licenses as well?
>>>> 
>>>> Yes. It's not a fixed set of software but a list where we can pick what we
>>>> ask for. E. g.
>>>> 
>>>> http://www.techsoup.org/support/articles-and-how-tos/microsoft-eligibility
>>>> 
>>>> In order for this to move forward, I would need a generic @kde.org address
>>>> that we can set as a contact point and does not change over time. Something
>>>> like microsoft at kde.org, or donations at kde.org would be great. If I am to
>>>> manage the whole request process, I will need access to that account. Who
>>>> can I ask this for? Does the board need to approve the creation of such an
>>>> address, or is it fine for sysadmins to do it on their own?
>>> 
>>> Is there any news about the Windows licences?
>>> 
>>> And a small hint. This year at Randa [1] we'd like to focus a bit on other
>>> platforms then the classic Linux: Windows, Mac, Android, etc.
>>> 
>>> Go to:
>>> http://sprints.kde.org/sprint/212
>>> if you could and would help...
>>> 
>>> Best regards
>>> Mario
>>> 
>>> [1] http://www.randa-meetings.ch
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Pau Garcia i Quiles
>> http://www.elpauer.org
>> (Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)
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