Installing NX on Ubuntu and Windows XP
eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 09:54:45 UTC 2006
On 8/21/06, Benjamin Zeller <zeller at ibh-wor.de> wrote:
> On Monday 21 August 2006 10:46, Leo Noordhuizen wrote:
> > A question about installing and usage of NX.
> > I installed NXserver on the latest version Ubuntu, and installed NX client
> > on a Windows XP system. With the thinking of wanting have a working system
> > and after that tightening security if necessary, I used all defaults when
> > installing.
> > BUT.... No luck.
> > (I want to be able to completely take over my Linux system via the XP
> > system.)
> This won't work with FreeNX as far as I am used to NX, as NX starts a new
> session but can't log into the session of a logged in user.
Yeah, it won't take over what's on the physical screen, but you can
log in as any desktop user. Effectively, there's not much difference.
I find it better than the built-in remote desktop feature in Ubuntu,
which *does* have that feature.
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