Posts with the tag nx

Unity over NX Remote Sessions

If you want to start a certain desktop environment when connecting to a Ubuntu Linux machine running a FreeNX or NeatX NX server, you have to change the command to be run remotely:

For a 2D Unity session:

gnome-session --session=2d-ubuntu

For a 2D Gnome session:

gnome-session --session=2d-gnome



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Fix a problem with NX on Ubuntu 10.10 with the key d (inadvertently minimizing the current window)

Go to System → Preferences → Keyboard Shortcuts and set the shortcut for Hide all normal windows and set focus to desktop to something sane like Alt + D

update 2011-07-13: This happened again when I used Ubuntu 11.04 inside a NX session on a Mac OS X host computer. :(



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