[arch-dev-public] dropping FreeNX/OpenNX and nx-common

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 27 09:49:36 EDT 2013

Am 27.06.2013 15:47, schrieb Tobias Powalowski:
> Am 24.06.2013 22:14, schrieb Andreas Radke:
>> I'd like to drop FreeNX from our extra repo. It's not maintained for
>> several years now though it can still do its job pretty well with
>> some heavy patching and sed commands fixing things that have changed
>> meanwhile.
>> We've already dropped the closed NoMachine NX client and I'd like to
>> drop OpenNX along with FreeNX because there's a successor out there
>> named X2go.
>> X2go packages are in extra: a functional replacement with the same and
>> better features. And it's well maintained upstream.
>> nx-common pkg with remaining NoMachine libs is only required by FreeNX
>> and OpenNX and can be removed too then.
>> Any objections or somebody who wants to take over these packages?
>> -Andy
> +1 x2go works well.

I've had lots of NX problems recently - is x2go really better, and is it
easier to use?

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