[K12OSN] FreeNX setup for Fedora 2...K12LTSP? Try this...
pvdw at criticalcontrol.com
Thu Oct 21 22:16:48 UTC 2004
David Trask wrote:
>Right now all I have is a production server, but I may try this on a
>sandbox in a couple days....here's the deal....I'm interested in getting
>FreeNX running on K12LTSP. If you don't know anything about NX....I urge
>you to go to the www.nomachine.com web site and sign up for a free trial
>and connect to one of their remote servers via the client. Given the
>specs of the server....in Italy no less....the speed was quite good.
>Anyway...the free Open Source version is FreeNX and there are instructions
>for putting it on Fedora Core 2 (and others if you uncomment lines) here
>If anyone gets a chance to try it out...let me know how you made out....if
>you were successful I might give it a go on my production server....it
>runs on sshd so it may be a way for us to offer off site access to our
>servers....or by use of a WAN. Knoppix now comes with the client. But
>the client is free for all OS's. Check the site out....does anyone see
>why it wouldn't work on a stock K12LTSP server? (as another method of
>distributing the session?)
>David N. Trask
>Vassalboro Community School
>dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Check http://ltsp.criticalcontrol.com on the bottom is a how-to install
the FreeNX server from scratch.
The rpm's work just fine (make sure you remove everything from a source
install if you try the rpm's including users that get created)
I had nxviewer working on a client inside a gnome session.
It would be nice to have X-compression between server and DCs, this
would require a special screen script I think.
Any technology distinguishable from
foodoo-magic is insufficiently advanced.
Peter Van den Wildenbergh
Linux Administrator (& advocate)
CriticalControl Solutions Inc.
Bow Valley Square II
205 - 5th avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 2V7
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