remote/local multi-user xwindow question
richard-lists at esplins.org
Tue Jan 3 07:07:32 MST 2012
Anyone know of a FreeNX viewer for Android?
On Monday January 2 2012 18:02:27 Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/02/2012 04:35 PM, Alan Young wrote:
> > What I want to be able to do is allow a user to login to or create
> > their own xwindows session on the family box from any location
> > (locally or their personal computer, e.g., a chromebook), detach from
> > the xwindow session and reattach later (à la gnu-screen) from any
> > location.
> You are describing FreeNX. Disconnecting though doesn't quite act the
> same as screen. Rather it suspends all X-using processes. But other
> than that, this is exactly how FreeNX works. You can pull across whole
> desktops or just individual apps. And it's way fast compared to X over
> ssh or VNC.
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