[CentOS] Enabling X on headless server via network

Sun Jul 25 16:42:30 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 9:10 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What you are trying should work without running X at the console, but you might
>> like the freenx/NX client even better.  That gives you a complete remote X
>> desktop with very good performance that you can disconnect and reconnect with
>> everything still running.  See www.nomachine.com for the client
>> (linux/windows/mac) details but you can get freenx from the epel repo.
> I would also recommend NX. CentOS supplies freenx/nx, no need to go to EPEL. :-)

You need to be somewhat careful these days about things that came from 
centos-testing or extras as some now also appear in epel with the same names and 
version number that aren't likely to be coordinated.  I haven't seen anything 
actually break from this yet but have been surprised to see things originally 
installed from CentOS updating from EPEL.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com