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Provider Shells

lbonanomi profile image lbonanomi Updated on ・1 min read

There are a ton of Linux users on dev.to, do any of you use remote Linux shell services or is everyone operating off of their PCs and laptops?

Am I trapped in 1995?

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Mateusz Jarzyna

Why are you using remote shell? You need more CPU power or somethings?
My daily pc is a macbook, but if I need specifying os, software or configuration I'm using virtual machines - it's good enought in more cases.
If I need more cpus i'm of course using remote servers but only to run

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I enjoy the continuity. Its always-on and it's accessible just as easily through my phone or a borrowed PC.

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Mateusz Jarzyna

It doesn't appel to me. Remote shell must be accessible only when your pc is up.
And you really working using phone or borrowed pc?

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Remote shell must be accessible only when your pc is up.

I'm sorry, I don't follow. Could you please rephrase?

Do I work regularly off of my phone? No. But I'm thankful that I have the option to monitor or control personal projects without dragging my laptop around.