[sf-lug] Running Linux in a browser under Win7

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Dec 31 19:15:41 PST 2012

Quoting Grant Bowman (grantbow at ubuntu.com):

> An ssh tunnel might be useful in several different ways.

E.g., useful for getting fired in a case where (as stated) the employer
'does not allow anything other than Microsoft Win 7 and IE'.

Job termination was absent from Christian's stated objectives.
Coincidence?  You decide.

Christian:  As the saying goes, he who has the gold, makes the rules:
If The Man wants to impose silly requirements for the use of company
resources, then The Man can do so, because those resources are his, not

While working under those conditions, I suppose you could keep handy a
personal laptop/tablet/smartphone loaded with your preferred software,
and use independent personal Internet access you are paying for on it
(e.g., over cell modem).  Or, if you'd rather not pay for that option,
then the obvious alternative is to just wait until you go home before
enjoying personal Internet access the way you like it.  And, by
contrast, while you're at work, do work, in the fashion the boss wants.

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