remote/local multi-user xwindow question

Richard Esplin richard-lists at
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> 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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