Install FreeNX on Centos 5.2

Software Used


  • CentOS 5.2 i386


  • NoMachine NX Client for Windows 3.2.0-13

On the linux box, install X Windows and Gnome first (if not installed yet)

su –
yum groupinstall “X Window System” “GNOME Desktop Environment”

and then issue these commands to install freenx

yum install nx freenx
nxsetup –install –setup-nomachine-key

On the client, download and install the nomachine client from

that’s it!