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Install FreeNX on Centos 5.2

Software Used

Server:

  • CentOS 5.2 i386

Client:

  • 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 www.nomachine.com

that’s it!

Install NoMachine NX Server on CentOS 5

NX is a quick way to remote administrate my Linux servers (speed comparable to RDP or ARD).

The NoMachine NX Free Edition only allow 2 concurrent sessions (enough for administration purpose). If you need more concurrent sessions, you have to use the paid version or FreeNX server.

Software Used

Server:

  • CentOS 5.2 i386
  • NoMachine NX Free Edition for Linux 3.2.0-16

Client:

  • Windows Vista Business SP1
  • NoMachine NX Client for Windows 3.2.0-13

Install NX Server

  • login as root
  • startx
  • go to www.nomachine.com
  • Download the NX Free Edition for Linux i386 Client, Node and Server
  • double-click nxclient-3.*.i386.rpm to install the client
  • double-click nxnode-3.*.i386.rpm to install the node
  • double-click nxserver-3.*.i386.rpm to install the server

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