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Re: [K12OSN] ssh commands



On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 11:07:19PM -0700, Keaton wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 9:49 AM, Conrad Lawes <pxeboot gmail com> wrote:
> 
> > I concur with  William.   I am still amazed that folks are still using vnc
> >  when  freenx or nomachine is sooo much faster and easier  to setup than
> > vnc.
> >
> > Out-of-the-box  freenx  is more secure  since it uses the ssh protocol by
> > default.
> >
> >
> > http://www.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/FreeNX <http://goog_1253883863086>
> >
> > http://www.nomachine.com/download.php
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 12:35 PM, William Fragakis <william fragakis com>wrote:
> >
> >> Using freenx server (I've had better luck with the nxclients as opposed
> >> to the freenx clients) has worked for me to have a full remote desktop
> >> via ssh.
> >>
> >> William
> >>
> >>
> >> On Fri, 2009-09-25 at 12:00 -0400, k12osn-request redhat com wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Message: 2
> >> > Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 05:51:14 -0600
> >> > From: Alan Hodson <ahodson elp rr com>
> >> > Subject: [K12OSN] ssh commands
> >> > To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
> >> >         <k12osn redhat com>
> >> > Message-ID: <4ABCAEB2 6050207 elp rr com>
> >> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> >> >
> >> > Greetings list
> >> >
> >> > After a successful install and update of Centos 5 on a new server, I
> >> > am
> >> > trying to remember how to use the ssh command to remotely be able to
> >> > tweak a user's account. [ssh -l username 10.###.###.### -X] works
> >> > nicely
> >> > after user root set up the initial contact. I am able to type
> >> > [firefox]
> >> > to remotely setup their browser, [oowrite] to set up OpenOffice, etc.
> >> > I've tried studying the [Properties] of an icon, to discover what
> >> > command they represent.
> >> > I would be thankful if someone tells me what command to use to
> >> > actually
> >> > activate the true desktop image that the user sees, allowing me to,
> >> > among other things, interchange the position of bars. SSH is a nice
> >> > and
> >> > powerful control tool.
> >> > cheers
> >> > Alan Hodson
> >> > El Paso ISD, TX
> >> > -=o=-
> >> >
> >>
> >> _______________________________________________
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> >> K12OSN redhat com
> >> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12osn
> >> For more info see <http://www.k12os.org>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> > Conrad Lawes
> >
> >
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> > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12osn
> > For more info see <http://www.k12os.org>
> >
> 
> Interesting, I hadn't heard of this software before now. I presume it's
> closed-source though, considering the links for 'enterprise evaluation
> versions' of the software on the download page. Still, seems worth looking
> at for me. Since we switched from CentOS 5 to Ubuntu 9.04, we've been unable
> to replicate the former's prebuilt VNC setup.

NX Server is proprietary, but FreeNX is not.  

-Rob


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