[CentOS] PackageKit via ssh
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Wed Jul 13 17:31:17 UTC 2011
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
> In any case, pkcon is CLI and doesn't seem to bring much over yum. What
> I would like is to run a GUI such as gpk-application (the gnome
> PackageKit GUI) remotely, via ssh. For some use cases, I find a GUI is
> quite useful for browsing and searching available packages etc...
> It mostly works except I can't authenticate as root when needed, so
> saerching for packages, solving deps etc is OK but installing or
> removing packages fails.
> So: sorry if my question wasn't precise enough, what I really wanted to
> ask was: is there a way tu use a PackageKit GUI remotely via ssh?
Possible approach would be NX (Nomachine) or FreeNX client/server.
Connection is via SHH but you get full GUI Access and sound and (local?)
NX server is easier to install, but is free only for max 1-2 clients at
the same time.
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