[clug-talk] Remote Desktop Software

Trevor Lauder lists at thelauders.net
Tue Sep 27 15:46:19 PDT 2005


On September 27, 2005 04:34 pm, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 September 2005 16:06, Trevor Lauder wrote:
> > It's the closest thing Linux / Unix has to Remote Desktop / Terminal
> > Services in the Windows world.
>
> NX can tunnel RDP traffic (with it's caching improvements), can suspend
> sessions, is open source, is low to no cost, and has officially supported
> clients that run on windows, unix, linux and macos. you can do pure NX
> logins (e.g. from an X window log in) and more ...
>
> i'd say it's not just the closest thing, i'd say it's a better thing than
> Windows terminal services.

Sorry for my poor choice of wording, what I should have said is NX blows 
Windows terminal services out of the water. :)  It can also tunnel VNC.

Cheers,

Trevor
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