[CentOS] remote access info please

Gary gv-centos at letric.net
Thu Jun 19 23:24:32 UTC 2008

Hi Johnny and crew,

On  Thu, 19 Jun 2008 03:52:27 -0500 UTC (6/19/2008, 3:52 AM -0500 UTC my time), Johnny Hughes wrote:

>> I use NX and find it amazing.  I downloaded the RPMs from nomachine.com 
>> because I had not found that they are built in one of the repos (testing 
>> if memory serves).
J> I second the recommendation for NX, especially if you want a full desktop.

J> There is a better version of NX in the upcoming 5.2 release in the 
J> extras repo.

J> The major difference between nx/freenx and vnc is that NX is compressed, 
J> so the desktop is pretty much like running it on the machine, where vnc 
J> (and normal X forwarding via ssh) are much slower.  I use a remote NX 
J> desktop all the time, and it really is just like being on the machine.

Cool stuff. Thanks guys for all your input. I appreciate it.


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