Remote desktop in Ubuntu

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Oct 23 17:15:59 UTC 2008

On 10/23/2008 10:07 AM, H.S. wrote:
>> Install the FreeNX server on Ubuntu and the NX Client from
>> on the Windows box. Alternately, you can use the closed-source but
>> no-cost version of the NX Server from NoMachine on Ubuntu but you're
>> limited to how many concurrent connections you can have. This is a
>> faster and more secure solution than VNC.
> This is interesting. Can you give some idea of how fast this option is
> compared to the remote desktop server in Ubuntu? Also, how is it more
> secure?
> Thanks.

Blink (fast) & uses ssh for security. It's also pretty cool to be able
to use multimedia (sound, video, etc.) across the machines.
See my added post for links for both FreeNX and NoMachine.

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