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Takeover Session on Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE (Xubuntu 14.04) Using FreeNX server (with OpenNX client)

I have previously used FreeNX server and OpenNX client with Ubuntu/GNOME and was able to 'Takeover' the existing GNOME session running locally. I am trying to achieve the same thing with ...
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How to get back to Nomachine version 3 or getting version 4 to work?

I recently upgraded from Lubuntu 12.10 to Lubuntu 14.04. In doing that, I messed up with my apps and had to install the new version of Nomachine NX CLIENT (version 4). Sadly, this version is giving ...
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FreeNX and NX broken in 14.04 - black screen on login

I updated from 12.02 to 14.04 LTS. I had been using FreeNX to login from my Windows desktop machine, but now it appears Ubuntu isn't playing nicely with FreeNX anymore. This appears to be the case ...
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Black/blank screen when connecting to freenx server on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm attempting to log into my Amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu 14.04 server edition. I'm running FreeNX. I installed FreeNX more-or-less following the instructions in the Ubuntu FreeNX ...
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Starting Xubuntu session from startxfce4

I am trying to start a Xubuntu session from a remote connection, in my specific case is through FreeNX. If I use as custom command startxfce4 it runs an Xfce session, with the old tall panel on the ...
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Black Screen When Using NoMachine (Server is using FreeNX) Failed Gnome Session?

I was following instructions from here: http://www.drivard.com/2012/06/installation-freenx-server-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise/ I installed FreeNX on my server (Ubuntu 14.04). I am able to remotely ssh ...
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Problem with text on Ubuntu 14.04 (freenx)

After reconnecting to FreeNX session I don't have any text on display, only windows, panels and not one letter. I use Ubuntu 14.04, freenx-server, MATE and Remmina with nx-plugin on the client ...
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Screen resolution of 14.04 on Microsoft Azure with NoMachine(NX)

I did as follows: VM environment is Microsoft Azure. Created a VM instance of Ubuntu14.04 server edition. login via SSH Installed KDE desktop and NoMachine(NX) free. From the local NX ...
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FreeNX Server installation on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

Trying to install FreeNX-Server on Trusty is always failing with dependency on nxagent ***root@xxxxx-unix:/Downloads# dpkg -i freenx-server_0.7.3.zgit.140303.1848.e81c1e4-0~ppa2~trusty_i386.deb ...
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Need help with getting NoMachine working on Ubuntu 14.04

I’m trying to get NoMachine working on a AWS EC2 instance with 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I’ve used the instructions from: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NomachineNX ...
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FreeNX Gnome-classic session shows no file icons and top bar is black

I have a remote server running 12.04 and connect to it with FreeNX (running on the Server) and the NoMachine Client. Everything seems to working apart from one thing: most icons are missing. The left ...
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Eclipse crashes with X Window system error using NX - cairo the solution?

Ever since I've started logging into my system using the FreeNX server, I can no longer edit project files with eclipse. It will crash when I attempt to click anywhere in the code, with the error: ...
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How to install freenx on a VPS machine?

I've installed VNC before and was really bad so I decided to leave VNC and go to NX but the problem it's I don't know how to install the NX-server on my VPS machine also don't know how to connect ...
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SSH : connection refused after installin freenx

I have my server with Ubuntu-3.10-X64 with working connection and ping; then i installed FreeNX server on my server; then I restarted. After that I can't connect to my server from my laptop using ssh ...
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Cannot install QTNX on Ubuntu 13

A freenx server is running on the machine but I cannot install QTNX root@al2:~/Downloads# sudo apt-get install qtnx Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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freenx server, with nomachine nxclient - I can not disconnect, only log out

I used this guide http://www.drivard.com/2012/06/installation-freenx-server-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise/ to install freenx and it is working fine apart from 1 thing. I can't seem to be able to ...
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Doubts on remote access on Ubuntu 12.10 via FreeNX

I'm currently a little confused: what I'd like to do is to remotely access my Ubuntu 12.10 machine from an external device. I thought it would be straightforward, but I'm finding lots of issues and a ...
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How can I log into an existing remote session using FreeNX?

I successfully installed FreeNX server and the QtNX client. When I connect to the server, the screen does not reflect my current desktop on the server, but a newly spawned session. How can I have ...
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Remote desktop solution working with Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity (3D)?

I'm trying to install a remote desktop solution on some clients using Ubuntu with Unity (3D). I've uninstalled Unity2d because it behaves not very well. Xrdp won't work, only the wallpaper is shown. ...
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Multiple simultaneously logged in users, each with their own VPN connection?

I want to set up a server where multiple users can be logged in at the same time and do development and heavy builds instead of building on laptops. I've set up a 10.04 Lucid computer running FreeNX. ...
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Will Ubuntu remove vnc in favor of freenx?

I haved tried out some of the remote control options and to me VNC feels old and slow. Is there any chance Ubuntu will work with NX Server and bundle FreeNX and completely remove VNC as a core ...
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freenx sound fw

How can I get sound forwarding from a 12.04 to a 12.04 ubuntu machine ? I have tried a couple things I found on google, but none worked. There were not targetted towards ubuntu.
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Most effective way to connect to an Ubuntu vps from Windows?

I have a vps with ubuntu 10.04 x64, I used FreeNX, and it's lacking. Is there an application with better compression algorithm(s)?
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Mathematica doesn't open over FreeNX

I followed the great advice given to me earlier, and installed a FreeNX server on my office computer (Fedora) and NoMachine's client on my laptop (Ubuntu 11.10). This indeed works great, accept for ...
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How does one install NX Server or FreeNX on 11.10?

I know that this has been asked quite a bit thus far, but I can't find any solutions in the previous posts! Having installed Ubuntu server 11.10 and SSH, I think I've installed NX Server Free, as I ...
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desktop sharing on ubuntu

I am searching for a desktop sharing solution on ubuntu that has the same features as remote desktop on windows. I tried a VNC, FreeNX XRDP, remote X but none of them fulfils my requirements which are ...
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Are there any Unity 2D related error logs that could help identify a crash? [closed]

I was connecting to a remote laptop using FreeNX and a gnome classic session. After upgrading to 11.10 on the laptop I am now using unity 2D . Sometimes while working on the NX session, the session ...
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How to I install a free NX server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I was trying to install it and I got something like this... W: Failed to fetch ...
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Use Unity on Console and Unity 2D on FreeNX?

I love freenx and I am having great difficulty trying to get it to work on an 11.10 server. When I try to connect, I immediately get disconnected. I have seen in posts that Unity 3D causes issues with ...
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What command is used to start Unity 2D?

Trying to use FreeNX remote desktop which requires a custom command for the window manager. I tried unity-2d-launcher but that just starts the launcher missing the panel for instance (which can be ...
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How do I define the pulseaudio server during login?

I frequently need to login from my desktop into my laptop using FreeNX, I am able to redirect the audio from session running on the laptop by setting the pulse audio default server using the ...
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Why do I get Unity instead of Classic when using NX?

Recently I installed FreeNX on my PC and when I login with my 'dev' account I get the Unity interface rather than Classic Gnome. This is odd as my last login before FreeNX was with the Classic ...
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NX/SSH remote access with Remmina

After many days and a lot of frustration, I managed to get freenx to work on my home server. I can connect to it with nomachine's linux client, but I want to use Remmina for this purpose. The problem ...
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How do I install FreeNX server so that it works correctly?

I've tried every single possible way of installing the server now, I've read every how to available and I still can't get it to work. Please let me know in which step I do wrong. I'm using ubuntu ...
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Incorrect key mappings in remote NX session

I'm using the NoMachine provided NX client on Ubuntu 10.10 running on a laptop. I'm connecting to a FreeNX server that happens to be running on openSUSE. I'm having trouble with keys being incorrect ...
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How can I install FreeNX server?

I was following the instructions but got this: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:freenx-team Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --secret-keyring /etc/apt/secring.gpg ...
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Best way to remote login on a Ubuntu machine from ubuntu/windows and OSX

we have set up a Ubuntu workstation with accounts for all the group members. Nxserver from nomachine seems to be what we need, but it is restricted to 2 users. FreeNx isn't easily installable and ...
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What free Remote Desktop (server) solutions are there?

I know Ubuntu comes with a "Remote Desktop" option that appears to be a straightforward VNC server, and I'm trying to understand the alternatives. Here are the possibilities I've heard about so far: ...
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How can I get neatx or freenx server work with client with past protocol? [closed]

When I use the latest nx libraries, they provide protocol 3.3.0, however, the lastest qtnx client I found requests protocol 3.0.0. How can I make both work with each other?