[CentOS] freenx-0.5.0-8.c4.noarch.rpm is in testing

Thu Apr 27 15:25:17 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Craig White wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-04-14 at 07:39 -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> We have created a new version of freenx (freenx-0.5.0-8.c4.noarch.rpm)
>> and moved it to the testing repo.
>> This is based on the code displayed at the LWE in San Francisco ...
>> http://lwn.net/Articles/146825/
>> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8489
>> (though it is not officially released as stable by the freenx people)
>> This version should handle printing and reconnecting to running sessions
>> much better.
>> Running sessions (on the nx server, that is the machine you are
>> connecting to) are stored in "/var/lib/nxserver/db/running" ... if you
>> have been disconnected in the past, there may be several old sessions
>> out there that need to be cleaned up ... go remove the sessions that are
>> invalid (all of them in that directory if you do not have any open
>> sessions to that server).  There is no real auto cleanup of these if
>> your session breaks ... I will try to develop something that works
>> later. In the meantime, if you session list is to big and some are dead,
>> you will have to delete them manually.
>> This version also allows rootless mode, which is faster compression.
>> So far, this is a major improvement to my user experience for NX.
>> ------------------
>> Copy the testing CentOS-Testing.repo file from here:
>> http://dev.centos.org/centos/4/
>> to /etc/yum.repos.d/ , then use this command to install freenx:
>> yum --enablerepo=c4-testing install freenx nx
>> Report issues with this to the freeenx tracker here:
>> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=1307
>> -------------------
>> A guide for setting up the NoMachine client (to connect to the freenx
>> server, if you installed it) is here:
>> http://fedoranews.org/contributors/rick_stout/freenx/
>> (you only need to do the client items, as the server is taken care of
>> with the above yum install).
> ----
> further feedback...the resume sessions has been working perfectly
> including several unavoidable interruptions (undoubtedly caused by flaky
> Internet connection at other end).
> I would say that it's very worthwhile upgrade.


can you provide feedback on the issue tracking online please ? url is in
the email you replied to.

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