Remote desktop solution

Julien Motch julienmotch at skynet.be
Tue Jun 7 19:24:55 UTC 2005


In fact, FreeNX is based on the NX protocol (an X11/RDP/VNC proxy server
especially well suited to low bandwidth links such as wireless, WANS,
and worse) from the nomachine group : http://www.nomachine.com/ . The
software is a proprietary software but there is a free licence you can
use 30 days and which can be replaced as many times as you want.

They also publish a free library (GPL) which FreeNX is based on.

I have never used FreeNX but I used the nxserver on linux and the
nxclient on windows with a wireless link at 11Mb/s and it's perfectly
worked with no slowdown at all in spite of a very low signal power-my
real wifi bandwidth is more or less 5Mb/s.

And yes, nxclient featured an ssh client (windows version) which you can
use as if you were running a linux desktop.

Julien


Le mardi 07 juin 2005 à 14:59 +0200, Dennis Kaarsemaker a écrit :
> On di, 2005-06-07 at 14:16 +0200, Maximilian Gerlach wrote:
> 
> > >   Are there any other options available here?
> > FreeNX: 
> > http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8342
> 
> Thank you, that looks promising!
> I have a hard time findong documentation though, do you know whether
> FreeNX is capable of running a single application like ssh -X can? The
> documentation I did find sugessts so.
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