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13.37 > Network > freenx (0.7.3)

freenx (Free implementation of the NX Server)

Freenx is an application/thin-client server based on nx technology.
NoMachine nx is the next-generation X compression and roundtrip suppression
scheme. It can operate remote X11 sessions over 56k modem dialup links or
anything better. This package contains a free (GPL) implementation of the
nxserver component.

Because a nx user with some default settings is needed for the server to
build, a script,, is provided to be executed (sh
before running the slackbuild: it's pretty straightforward in his functions,
have a look at it.

The package installs the default nomachine key to protect the connection.
run "nxsetup --purge --uninstall ; sh ; nxsetup --install"
to set some custom keys (for additional security).

This requires nx.

You need nxclient, also available at, on the connecting

Maintained by: ponce
Keywords: nx,server,remote,desktop
ChangeLog: freenx


Source Downloads:
freenx-server-0.7.3.tar.gz (856f597e139018f7ed62713c9d6c9ed5)

Download SlackBuild:
freenx.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 13.37

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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