[CentOS-devel] NX : centos-extras versus EPEL

Scott Dowdle dowdle at montanalinux.org
Sat Mar 1 19:24:07 UTC 2014


Greetings,

----- Original Message -----
> I know a number of people have been using the nx/freenx packages
> available from the centos-extras repo. Now, EPEL recently started
> distributing NX packages. When you run 'yum update' with epel
> enabled, it will replace CentOS' nx as seen here:
> 
> http://pastebin.centos.org/8101/
> 
> Have any of you tried EPEL's version? If so, can you share your
> findings?
> 
> The open-source edition of NX (version 3.5.x) is virtually static
> because there would not be updates from NoMachine. I don't know if
> EPEL made any changes/additions to what CentOS offers.

All of the nx stuff in EPEL, so far as I know, is in support of x2go.  x2go basically picks up the ball where freenx/opennx left off.  x2go.org  It was a new feature in Fedora 20, then added to Fedora 19 and EPEL 6.

TYL,
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