kitchetech at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 14:35:04 PST 2008
On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 7:42 AM, Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche at ua.ac.be>wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Nov 2008, matt donovan wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 3:53 AM, Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche at ua.ac.be
>> I want my freeBSD-7.0-RELEASE server accessible via a FreeNX client
>>> from www.nomachine.com.
>>> I believe I should install both the ports nxserver and freenx:
>>> From http://www.freebsdports.info/ports/net/nxserver.html I read:
>>>> nxserver: this port provides only the NX core binaries and libraries as
>>> were released by NoMachine as source code. To make them work and be
>>> used as an NX server, you will need to:
>>> - either install FreeNX (net/freenx) additionally,
>>> - or install the commercial NoMachine server product (currently not
>>> available in native FreeBSD form)
>>> $ whereis nxserver
>>> nxserver: /usr/ports/net/nxserver
>>> $ whereis freenx
>>> freenx: /usr/ports/net/freenx
>>> # cd /usr/ports/net/nxserver
>>> # make install clean
>>> ===> nxserver-1.4.0_1 is marked as broken: this port fails to build with
>>> *** Error code 1
>>> What's this?
>>> What are my alternatives to get a NX server running on FreeBSD?
>>> # pkg_add -r freenx
>>> isn't found ...
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>> well freenx now provides nxserver I tried updating the ports but the
>> tarball isn't very clear like it used to be since, since the files have
>> changed so much from what the old version used to be like. you could try
>> freenx and see if it will work or not. Since I m pretty sure the port is
> No help ... This ends up with the same problem ... :
> # cd /usr/ports/net/freenx
> # make install clean
> ===> Vulnerability check disabled, database not found
> => freenx-0.4.4.tar.gz doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/.
> => Attempting to fetch from http://www.iem.pw.edu.pl/ftp/distfiles/.
> fetch: http://www.iem.pw.edu.pl/ftp/distfiles/freenx-0.4.4.tar.gz: Moved
> => Attempting to fetch from
> freenx-0.4.4.tar.gz 100% of 45 kB 92 kBps
> ===> Extracting for freenx-0.4.4_3
> => MD5 Checksum OK for freenx-0.4.4.tar.gz.
> => SHA256 Checksum OK for freenx-0.4.4.tar.gz.
> ===> Patching for freenx-0.4.4_3
> ===> Applying FreeBSD patches for freenx-0.4.4_3
> ===> freenx-0.4.4_3 depends on file: /usr/local/libdata/xorg/libraries -
> ===> Configuring for freenx-0.4.4_3
> ===> Installing for freenx-0.4.4_3
> ===> freenx-0.4.4_3 depends on file: /usr/local/NX/bin/nxagent - not
> ===> Verifying install for /usr/local/NX/bin/nxagent in
> ===> nxserver-1.4.0_1 is marked as broken: this port fails to build with
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/net/nxserver.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/net/freenx.
pretty much you need to update the ports to even install freenx/nxserver, I
tried updating the freenx one but got a bit lost with the new freenx
tarballs that the developer provides. And I know these two ports are the
most wanted, for some people
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