FreeNX MORE.... The Best Remote Desktop

Tom Adelstein adelste at
Wed Jun 1 21:37:21 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 15:27 -0500, Tom Adelstein wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 14:40 -0500, R S Gill wrote:
> > What is the client called? I added the repository to my source list and 
> > was able to install the server just fine but I can't seem to find the 
> > client.
> > 
> > Gill
> > 
> If you downloaded the build from the article, it doesn't work.
> I took Leif's suggestion and went and
> found everything there.
> I also updated several applications such as gaim by adding that
> repository. 
> Keep in mind, backports has a disclaimer and one should read it before
> using the builds from there.

Okay - got it installed. You'll need to grab libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2 as
Leif wrote.

I just ran it through synaptic and it worked fine.

I think you'll be surprised by this product. I'm totally amazed by it. I
installed the build from backports on Ubuntu and then the rpms for FC 3.

It's the fastest Remote client-server set up I have seen including
Windows Terminal Services.

I was turning in my section of a book on Heterogeneous Networking when I
saw the article this morning. If I would have missed FreeNX, it would be
the equivalent of leaving out CUPS printing (which happened on the last
edition of that book).

If you have used VNC be prepared for a totally new and remarkable

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