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Howto install and use nxserver to access in remote desktop to your linux over ssh

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Type : System
Operating System : Linux

If you are a linux user's and if you don't want to use vnc over ssh to access at your linux desktop, this howto is for you.

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First Step : Download NX rpm's on this page

# wget

Now you have your rpm, it is the time to install nxserver.

# yum --nogpgcheck install nx*.rpm

Dependencies Resolved

 Package                                    Arch                                    Version                                            Repository                                                  Size
 nxclient                                   x86_64                                  3.4.0-7                                            /nxclient-3.4.0-7.x86_64                                    10 M
 nxnode                                     x86_64                                  3.4.0-11                                           /nxnode-3.4.0-11.x86_64                                     21 M
 nxserver                                   x86_64                                  3.4.0-12                                           /nxserver-3.4.0-12.x86_64                                   34 M
Installing for dependencies:
 audiofile                                  x86_64                                  1:0.2.6-11.fc12                                    fedora                                                      90 k

Transaction Summary
Install       4 Package(s)
Upgrade       0 Package(s)

Total size: 65 M
Total download size: 90 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Setting up and reading Presto delta metadata
Processing delta metadata
Package(s) data still to download: 90 k
audiofile-0.2.6-11.fc12.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                                                               |  90 kB     00:00     
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
Warning: RPMDB has been altered since the last yum transaction.
 Installing     : 1:audiofile-0.2.6-11.fc12.x86_64                                                                                                                                                 1/4 
 Installing     : nxclient-3.4.0-7.x86_64
 nxclient.x86_64 0:3.4.0-7                                         nxnode.x86_64 0:3.4.0-11                                         nxserver.x86_64 0:3.4.0-12                                        

Dependency Installed:
 audiofile.x86_64 1:0.2.6-11.fc12                                                                                                                                                                      



Start NX Client and setup the wizard :

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Login to your linux

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nxserver per default created a new session. Don't Forget to close your applications before using nxserver.

You can use freenx package (present in your portage, if you have the good repository) instead of nxserver.



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Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 March 2010 19:35