[Koha] Installing koha on window

Jesse Lambertson jlambertson at sqcc.org
Tue Dec 16 08:50:34 NZDT 2014

Is it possible, though, to run Koha on a **VIRTUAL**Linux/Debian production
server which is actually a windows server?



On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 2:17 PM, Mark Tompsett <mtompset at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I think the problem is that some people do not understand the difference
> between a desktop application and a web-based application. The key
> difference being where is the processing done, and where does the visual
> output show up.
> A desktop application running under Windows, means the program needs to be
> written specifically to run on Windows, because the processing and display
> are on that specific desktop computer. Windows is doing the processing, and
> Windows is doing the displaying.
> A web application is different. The processing is done elsewhere. To
> install Koha, you are actually installing the thing that does the
> processing, not what does the displaying, because any* browser on any**
> computer can view and use Koha.
> * there are limitations, but not because of Koha, but rather because some
> browsers are really awful.
> ** there are limitations, because to access you actually have to be able
> to network the server where you installed Koha to the client's computer
> where the browser is calling from.
> Just in case this was the conversation that needed to occur. :)
> Mark Tompsett
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