[CentOS] Setting up a GUI remote access

Wed Apr 27 12:45:10 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/27/11 5:52 AM, Tom Grace wrote:
>> Nomachine is the best solution. You are connected via SSH tunnel so you
>> are protected. Also, you do not have to be logged on to Gnome/KDE to use it.
>> And there is more. There is option to setup Java based NX server so you
>> can access your GUI from web browser.
> Something to bear in mind if using NoMachine NX is the restrictions on
> number of users permitted to connect. Last time I played with it, the
> limit was two users ever rather than two connected users.
> It's a load easier to set up than FreeNX though.

Errr, 'yum install freenx' is pretty easy (from centos extras or epel). Then if 
you have the default ssh setup, the only extra work is copying the client key 
from the server.

    Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com