Installing FreeNX on SLES 9 or 10

7 11 2006

This article describes the steps needed to install FreeNX 1.4.4 on a SLES 9 server or SUSE 9.x workstation from scratch. Although the procedure is only tested on both Novell distributions by the author, it should work on any other Linux distribution.

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Sources:

wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxproxy-1.5.0-9.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxcomp-1.5.0-65.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxcompext-1.5.0-16.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxssh-1.5.0-21.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxuexec-1.5.0-3.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxspool-1.5.0-2.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxsensor-1.5.0-5.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nx-X11-1.5.0-15.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxwin-1.5.0-6.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxauth-1.5.0-1.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxagent-1.5.0-93.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxviewer-1.5.0-14.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxdesktop-1.5.0-75.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxesd-1.5.0-3.tar.gz
  wget http://64.34.161.181/download/1.5.0/sources/nxscripts-1.5.0-11.tar.gz




Microsoft makes Linux pact with Novell

3 11 2006

SAN FRANCISCO–In an unusual partnership, old foes Microsoft and Novell have joined forces to work on harmonizing their products.

The companies said Thursday they will collaborate on development of specific technologies, for example to help Microsoft’s Windows, a proprietary operating system, work with Novell’s Suse Linux, which is based on open-source code. On the business side, they will promote each other’s products. (CNET News)
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Joint Letter from Novell & Microsoft