[CentOS] UC shellinabox

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 08:29:57 EDT 2012


On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 5:24 AM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> On 03/28/12 3:11 AM, Rushton Martin wrote:
>> We use it to allow users access to the HPC from Windows machines.  The
>> alternative, cygwin,
>> takes quite a bit of installation and configuration so shellinabox is a
>> lightweight
>> alternative.  We're still on CentOS 5, so not a lot of use to the OP
>> however.
>
> cygwin??   if you need a ssh client on Windows, use putty.  if you need
> an x-terminal, use Xming.  both are ligthweight, small, and very easy to
> configure, including via scripting and automatic push installs.

If ssh is allowed through the firewall, you can run freenx on the
server and the cross-platform NX clients from www.nomachine.com to run
full X desktops with good remote performance and the ability to
reconnect to running sessions.

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  Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com


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