Category Archive: FreeNX

Feb 04

Correct aggressive mate-settings-daemon behaviour when running x2go

If like me you have replaced FreeNX by X2Go to remotely connect to your Desktop, and you use Mate as a fallback, you might have noticed that sometimes your machine becomes unresponsive. There is a bug/feature in the Mate settings daemon that detects the numlock status and seems to do it a bit too aggressively …

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Feb 09

Run and configure FreeNX on Ubuntu 12.10

What is FreeNX? FreeNX is a Thin Client tool that allows you to establish a graphical session to your Linux desktop. It is optimised to reduce the bandwidth requirements and runs over a secure SSH session. In some ways it is very similar to Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Client. Installing FreeNX on Ubuntu 12.10 has a …

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