- Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and add the FreeNX repository:
# Ubuntu FreeNX Repository for Jaunty
# sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 2a8e3034d018a4ce
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/freenx-team/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/freenx-team/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
- Update your packages list:
sudo apt-get update
- Install the FreeNX server:
sudo apt-get install freenx-server
- Install the appropriate FreeNX client software for Windows or Mac, and try logging into your Linux machine remotely.
Sunday, June 28, 2009
FreeNX is a cross-platform remote desktop application. It's similar to VNC but is faster and leverages SSH for security. Installation on Ubuntu is simple (I'm using Jaunty).