Re: problem with nxserver and debian/sarge/stable
On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 01:26:21PM -0500, Freels, James D. wrote:
> I used to use tightvnc and did indeed like it. I also had tried
> nxserver/nxclient and freenx and never could get it to work. But, when
> nomachine came out with a free license for up to two clients per server,
> I tried it again. This time it came with .deb package files and all the
> install headaches seem to have been solved.
> The nomachine product is very nice and much better than vnc. It is
> understandable why they have released this as a commercial product. I
> think that the vnc packages still don't support opengl 3D images
> remotely (am I correct on that ?). NX on the other hand, not only
> supports 3D opengl imaging, but it will work as if right at the console,
> but remote. My remote client is over cable modem and I can manipulate
> the 3D images without pausing. I have read where some folks are happy
> even with dial-up speeds. It is quite an amazing technological
> breakthrough (they must have a unique algorithm of some type).
For remote opengl, you simply use remote X connections which supports
glx. After all X was designed to work with remote connections natively.
ssh -X remotemachine and then running glxgears works just as fast as if
I was local.
> So, it no one in this forum has tried this, I can't get an answer to my
> question. I guess I will move on...
Well I would think using a 32bit chroot to install 32bit software would
be more likely to be successful. Forcing packages with the wrong
architecture (forcing anything at all actually) is usually a recipe for