[MPlayer-users] OT Re: Using mplayer with NX

Paul paul at 2.0websites.com
Sat Jun 7 12:29:31 CEST 2008

On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 20:07 -0400, Paul wrote:
> > <snip>
> > >In other words, my WAN environment has become a LAN environment.  As
> > >as possible, I want to keep the data stream local and use NX's great
> > >bandwidth and latency reduction capabilities to make it all appear
> > >to the user.
> > 
> > I am unclear if NXClient is running on the same machine as NXServer.
> > Are multiple clients to access the Server? Why use SMB? 
> > Paul Yurt 
> > www.mastermoz.com 
> > Make the Internet Work for You! MasterMOZ
> Thanks, Paul.  The NXClient and NXServer usually run on different
> systems and, in our case, across a WAN or Internet connection.  Many,
> many clients may access the server but they will each see a different
> desktop.  SMB is the NX shares local (physical) resources with the
> virtual desktop.  They support Linux, Windows and Mac - John

Can you explain why you want to use NX vs. lets say Linux as your server?
Isn't NX limited in what it can run and really want to be used as a virtual
environment for accessing remote machines as if they are local?

What would you get from NX which you could not do via accessing a server
using more traditional thin client architectures? 

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