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Knoppix 3.6 includes FreeNX Server, a remote access program similar to VNC, Citrix, etc, but with significantly greater speed. It is very easy to setup:

I. Enable server on Knoppix

  1. Click Tux menu icon > Services > Start NX server:
  2. A short script will run. Press any key when prompted.:
  3. Click Tux menu icon > Root Shell.:
  4. Type nxserver --adduser knoppix and press Enter.
  5. Type nxserver --passwd knoppix and press Enter.
  6. Type a password (be sure to remember or write it down) and press Enter:

II. Connect to FreeNX server from client

  1. Download, install, and launch the NX Client software for your platform.
  2. Follow the prompts to connect with the FreeNX server you setup in part I.
  3. Enter knoppix for username. Enter the password you assigned in part I, step 6.
  4. Enjoy! When you are finished, click the K Menu icon in the bottom left hand corner, click Logout and then Logout again.

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