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Tectonic: Super-Fast Remote Desktops with FreeNX

Aug 23, 2006, 11:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Norwood-Young)

"IT admins have long turned to VNC to work on remote desktops. VNC simply sends a live picture of the screen over the network, and returns mouse and keyboard changes to the remote desktop. Despite it's long run as an essential IT tool, VNC has its drawbacks, and is getting a little long in the tooth. A significantly better solution has been released by the folks at NoMachine, an Italian-based remote access and terminal services developer.

"NoMachine uses X Server's client/server architecture, throws in some compression, adds a secure socket layer for security, and delivers NX--a mind-blowing remote access solution that beats VNC hands down in the Linux environment..."

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