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FreeNX / NX


FreeNX is an exciting technology that provides high responsiveness from X-based applications, even over a high latency, low bandwidth network. It is based on data compression, session resilience and resource management on top of X-Window system. These core set of libraries are provided in a GPL'd license by FreeNX is a set of shell scripts that implement the NX server, but with GPL license.


  • The software is installed as found; some support will be provided but we cannot guarantee that all applications will run smoothly.
  • If it doesn't work at your home, simply use the SSL gateway or another SSH client.
  • You can nevertheless report any problem or comment to by emailing

Important Notes

  • If your client is a Mac OS X Lion (10.7.x), NX client does not work. Please read about OpenNX instead and use that.