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FastX

Overview

FastX is software that allows workstations to connect to a Linux and Unix application host and render graphical output from these Unix/Linux servers. It is commonly used as an alternative to the X11 protocol for remote graphical display. It allows for simplified multitasking, and it can also be used for persistent sessions where you can start working on one computer and finish the task one another computer.

Available To:

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

Where To Get It:

  • FastX desktop clients can be downloaded for free from the official FastX website.
  • On ODU-managed Windows computers, download the software from the Ivanti Portal Manager.

Platform Requirements

  • Windows
  • Mac OS
  • Linux