Remote screen control software - recommendations please

Andy Reitz reitz at
Fri Apr 21 19:43:34 UTC 2006

On Fri, 21 Apr 2006, Graham Bentley wrote:

> (OK I know this is OT but theres alot of good experience here
> so please dont flame me :))
> What are people using for this ?
> I have used VNC and TighVNC in the past to good effect
> although they do seem a bit laggy.
> I notice that GoToMyPC is gaining in popularity but I suspect
> you have to trust them with your credentials.
> Some people say Remote Admin (about $20) is the best.
> Any other recommendations / experiences / reviews ?

Hi Graham,

You might want to check out something called NX, from NoMachine. I
managed to get FreeNX working on my FreeBSD machine for a little while
(until it broke), and when it was working, it was quite fast.

Here is a blog post that I read which helped me to get started:

Good luck,

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