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

Ljubomir Ljubojevic centos at plnet.rs
Sat Mar 1 19:48:58 UTC 2014


On 03/01/2014 08:24 PM, Scott Dowdle wrote:
> 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,
>
+1

I started using x2go a week ago and it is good. You can even use it 
instead of Teamviewer/VNC, Desktop sharing. I think there is some kind 
of proxy/redirection feature (Teamviewer-like connections behind the 
firewall) , but I am not sure, still learning about it.

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Ljubomir Ljubojevic
(Love is in the Air)
PL Computers
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