[CLUG-chat] FreeNX

Roland Giesler roland at giesler.za.net
Mon Jun 27 13:26:17 SAST 2005


clug-chat-bounces at clug.org.za wrote:
> On 6/24/05, Stephan February <clug at adeptiva.com> wrote:
>> Hi there
>> 
>> I recently read an interesting article about FreeNX
>> (http://freenx.berlios.de/). If you've ever wanted a nice, fast and
>> FREE (libre) XServer for Windows, this will get the job done.
>> I've tested it, and found it works smoother and faster then VNC. Here
>> are some of the reasons I like FreeNX.

> I think the use of this sort of product can take people a
> long way in the gradual migration to Linux. I am working with
> a number of companies who would like to make the switch but
> switching 20+ workstations and everything they do is not the
> most cost-efective / practical way of doing things.
> 
> But Using this type of app does make it easier to do an
> application by application switchover.

Except that to install freeNX from the above url, you need to
configure/install/jump through hoops that are totally beyond the reach of a
normal user.  It's there a place that has a nice package ready?

Roland






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