TechRepublic: Set up a free and secure Terminal Server with Linux
by: Sarah Dryell
The Internet - May 11, 2012 - Jack Wallen on TechRepublic "suggests
ditching the Windows Terminal Server and migrating to using a Linux
box. Learn how to set up and use NX Free, a tool that can help with
NX security is guaranteed at every layer involved in the
communication process. NX uses SSH public-key encryption and 128 bit volatile random cookie
NX transparently tunnels Linux multimedia channels.
Not only does NX play KDE and Gnome system sounds,
but you can listen to MP3s played on the server and
local workstation simultaneously.
Unified support for all major remote desktop protocols
Thanks to its outstanding compression performances, NX is able to
deliver X, RDP and RFB remote sessions using the same client.
This is achieved by translating "foreign" protocols into X-Window,
the native protocol of NX.