[CentOS] KVM as a desktop

Wed Aug 29 12:58:30 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 6:13 AM,  <J.Witvliet at mindef.nl> wrote:
> >
> Not sure if freeNX is the best way to go.
> How about x2go: http://www.x2go.org/
> Or thinlink from http://www.cendio.com/

The free version of NX may be on the way out, but currently freenx has
the advantage of being a 'yum install' that comes up working with the
still available 3.x versions of NX.   All you have to do is copy/paste
the unique key that the install will generate from
/etc/nxserver/client.id.dsa.key into the client config window, pick
unix, gnome desktop, and connect.  Normally the only thing I touch in
the server config is to adjust DISPLAY_BASE to be unique since I often
run multiple sessions as the 1st and only user on different targets
which would otherwise get the same display number but that won't be
necessary on your first install.

x2go may have more current work and better support for sound, mapped
drives, etc., but I normally just use those facilities from the host
with the display or the native network support from host running the

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com