dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Fri Oct 28 11:23:29 CDT 2005
On vr, 2005-10-28 at 09:03 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 04:39:54PM +0200, Dennis Kaarsemaker wrote:
> > On vr, 2005-10-28 at 07:17 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > One of the VNC implementations is probably your best bet.
> > I disagree, FreeNX works fine on Ubuntu and uses a much more efficient
> > protocol than vnc. (read that as: responsive desktop over low-bandwidth
> > links).
> There is more to consider than bandwidth efficiency, especially since the
> systems in question are presumably on a LAN.
Even on a LAN vnc is sluggish.
> For example:
> > The only problem is that there are no official Ubuntu packages yet, but
> > breezy-fied kanotix packages work.
> (VNC is much simpler to get up and running)
Packages are available from
deb http://seveas.ubuntulinux.nl/ breezy-seveas freenx
as explained on wiki.ubuntu.com/FreeNX. Not that much harder...
- Linux for human beings: http://www.ubuntulinux.org
- Linux voor normale mensen: http://www.ubuntulinux.nl
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