[CentOS] opennx wants to replace nxclient on all my CentOS 6 servers

Greg Bailey gbailey at lxpro.com
Fri Nov 30 16:32:12 UTC 2012


On 11/30/2012 09:26 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 11/30/2012 10:17 AM, Greg Bailey wrote:
>> Looks like opennx appeared in the extras repository some time recently.
>> Because the extras repository is enabled by default, all of the servers
>> where I have nxclient installed are showing opennx as available which
>> will obsolete nxclient.
>>
>> I went ahead and upgraded on my laptop but the resulting opennx
>> installation didn't launch properly.  I'm now modifying my yum
>> configurations everywhere to add exclude=opennx
>>
>> Without diving into the merits of whether I should be using nxclient
>> from nomachine.com or the open-source opennx, I'm concerned that I ended
>> up with a broken NX client and I don't remember seeing an announcement
>> that this software package was added to extras.  Is that information
>> communicated via a mailing list that perhaps I'm not subscribed to?
>>
>> thanks,
>> Greg
>>
> We don't normally announce extras packages.
>
> I will test it in the case of a replacing of the NoMachine nxclient.
>
> What version of the nomachine client were you using?


$ rpm -q nxclient
nxclient-3.5.0-7.i386

thanks,
Greg



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