[Novalug] The question of the dealing with EL
brinkley.joseph at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 20:26:15 EDT 2008
I will keep looking into this! i just woke up from a long needed nap :)
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 7:34 PM, Sean Spurrier <sean.spurrier at gmail.com>wrote:
> I am kinda surprised no one brought up the NoMachine Xwindows option. It
> is already setup for multiple users, they have a free "I think as in beer"
> version of the server side with deb, rpm and src pacakages, and the client
> is free already it utilizes standard SSH, supports client side caching of
> objects and is encrypted out of the box. There are windows linux and mac
> clients for it as well.
> I use it at home on a Centos 5.2 box I keep in a closet, use it for exactly
> the purposes the poster laid out, I run Xen on the host and use the
> Xconnection to get faster access to some of the libvirt configuration
> utilities, dvdriping and doing mundane office/internet work. if you are a
> business you can also buy a licensed version which will give you the ability
> to resume sessions and some other things but I have yet to find a need for
> The site for the company is here http://www.nomachine.com/ maybe there
> something about them I just don't know that keeps people from using it but I
> cannot see why. It's a good product that install easy, integrates directly
> with PAM and just works.
> Anyway just my $.02
> Sean Spurrier
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 4:27 PM, Crawford Rainwater <
> crawford.rainwater at linux-etc.com> wrote:
>> ----- novalug-request at calypso.tux.org wrote:
>> > Well some of the clients don't have Linux is that a problem will any
>> > VNC
>> > client work?
>> > I am not worried about Hardware our server eats everything we have
>> > tossed at
>> > it.
>> > o;;think of a way to do this and get back to you. One of my main
>> > worries
>> > was with VNC using ones like real and ultra it only forwards one
>> > sessions
>> You could in theory open up multiple VNC connections to the same VNC
>> server. However, if you are using X, you can open up multiple terminals
>> within that VNC session as well. I guess I would have to see a use or need
>> since one does not really come to mind on my end save perhaps wanting to
>> stress test the VNC connectivity a bit.
>> Again, I prefer TightVNC server and client since they did upgrade the
>> encryption and compression from a flaw that was generic to most VNC systems
>> a while back. I have not heard of RealVNC doing this though.
>> --- Crawford
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