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Old 12-02-2010, 10:38 AM   #1
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tightVNC Vs freeNX Vs SSH -X

Hello all,

I have a non gui server.

I just tryed SSH -X and i didnt have to install any graphical library in the server, which is my goal, but except in the lan, its too slow.

Im about to install the other ones, but i ask before:

Can i install them if my server doesnt have GUI?

If the answer is NO, then, is SSH -X the only way to go?
Old 12-03-2010, 07:43 AM   #2
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for free nx and vnc youd need some X running to make use of them. SSH is the best and secure option for nongui enviroment (IMHO)
Old 12-03-2010, 05:20 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by nocountryman View Post
for free nx and vnc youd need some X running to make use of them. SSH is the best and secure option for nongui enviroment (IMHO)
what about any kind of Xorg over lan?

i mean, could i install Xwindows in the client, and start a graphical program? o even a full desktop in the client, which is really executed in the server?


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