FreeNX is a system that allows you to access your desktop from another machine over the Internet.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...