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Re: [K12OSN] Looking for wisdom of the masses



The "free" version of NoMachine's NX Server only supports 2 concurrent users, but FreeNX (the open source, volunteer-maintained NX server) has no limit that I know of.

-Rob

On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 03:38:51PM -0500, Edward Holcroft wrote:
> Bear in mind that the free version of the server only supports two 
> concurrent users. But I have used it and concur it works great.
> 
> ed
> 
> Peter Scheie wrote:
> >Use NX (aka NoMachine).  Clients (free as in beer) for Windows, Macs, 
> >and Linux are available www.nomachine.org.  For the server, get the 
> >FreeNX server (not sure if it's in the CentOS repos or not).  
> >Instructions on setting it up available at 
> >http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/FreeNX.  It runs over port 22 (ssh) and 
> >is encrypted.  Performance is great.
> >
> >Peter
> >
> >Alan Hodson wrote:
> >>Salutations
> >>
> >>At a school where I just installed a new server (Centos5-64B AMD 
> >>Dell) for 30 thin clients, teachers are wanting to log into the 
> >>system from their own laptops. The district is behind a firewall and 
> >>the server's eth1 has a static IP: 10.x.x.x - what is the easiest way 
> >>of allowing them to log in as thin clients from areas away from the 
> >>lab? VLans are not viable, and their laptops are running XP. I should 
> >>be able to burn a cd with enough info/resources for them to log in, 
> >>no? DSL?
> >>All suggestions welcomed
> >>
> >>Alan Hodson
> >>El Paso ISD, TX
> >>-=o=-
> >>
> >>Alan A Hodson MEd.
> >>oF: 915-887-6871
> >>fX: 915-779-4100
> >>aahodson episd org
> >>http://links.episd.org/
> >>http://tinyurl.com/3e4sh8
> >>
> >>Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
> >>but by the moments that take our breath away
> >>-=o=-
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