[K12OSN] Any plans to utilize FreeNX?

Robert Arkiletian robark at telus.net
Tue Feb 15 05:06:02 UTC 2005

Not sure if this is feasible but I tried FreeNX with Knoppix 3.7 and 
it's FAST over 1.5Mbs DSL. Imagine how fast it would be over a lan.  
Does k12ltsp have any intentions to utilize this technology? Also, in 
reading the info on 

"Instead of layering X applications to adapt to available network 
resources, X client and X toolkit designers have relied on users giving 
up X-Window's networking capabilities to simply access applications 
running on their own computers. Over the last few years, the X-Window 
system has completely lost its original characteristics of network 
computing protocol, being perceived as a mere display driver even by the 
most informed and technological users."

I did find this http://ltsp.criticalcontrol.com/freenx.html but there 
are no performance comparisons. Has anyone achieved better perfomance 
using FreeNX with k12ltsp?


Robert Arkiletian
C++ GUI tutorial http://fltk.org/links.php?V19

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