-- MikeGore - 03 Apr 2012 Created from notes from -- Ronaldo Garcia

FreeNX Server

Install on Ubuntu

  • # Become root
    • sudo bash

Prerequisites

Install FreeNX

QTNX

Note: In Ubuntu QTNX works well
ls -l /usr/lib/nx/
total 220
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root   801 2010-06-16 14:09 nxcups-gethost
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  1446 2010-06-16 14:09 nxdesktop_helper
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 12065 2010-06-16 14:09 nxdialog
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  2062 2010-06-16 14:09 nxkeygen
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    22 2011-01-10 15:47 nxloadconfig
-> ../../bin/nxloadconfig
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 68382 2010-06-16 14:09 nxnode
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  2702 2010-06-16 14:09 nxnode-login
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 18688 2010-06-16 14:09 nxpasswd
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  2310 2010-06-16 14:09 nxprint
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 57166 2010-06-16 14:09 nxserver
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  6192 2010-06-16 14:09 nxserver-helper
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    23 2011-01-10 15:47 nxserver-suid
-> ../../bin/nxserver-suid
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root   219 2010-06-16 14:09 nxserver-usermode
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 19441 2010-05-06 16:26 nxsetup
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  1460 2010-06-16 14:09 nxviewer_helper

root# /usr/lib/nx/nxsetup --install
------> It is recommended that you use the NoMachine key for
        easier setup. If you answer "y", FreeNX creates a custom
        KeyPair and expects you to setup your clients manually. 
        "N" is default and uses the NoMachine key for installation.

 Do you want to use your own custom KeyPair? [y/N] nSetting
up /etc/nxserver ...done
Generating public/private dsa key pair.
Your identification has been saved in /etc/nxserver/users.id_dsa.
Your public key has been saved in /etc/nxserver/users.id_dsa.pub.
The key fingerprint is:
87:cc:4e:f4:88:ca:54:36:06:ae:e0:de:0d:f4:7a:3b root@novo3
The key's randomart image is:
+--[ DSA 1024]----+
|    .            |
|   . .           |
|.  .. = .        |
|.....+ * +       |
| ...... S o      |
|. .o+. o .       |
| . ooo  .        |
|    .E.          |
|     ..          |
+-----------------+
Setting up /var/lib/nxserver/db ...done
Setting up /var/log/nxserver.log ...done
Adding user "nx" to group "utmp" ...done
Setting up known_hosts and authorized_keys2 ...done
Setting up permissions ...done
Setting up cups nxipp backend ...cp: `/usr/lib/cups/backend/ipp' and
`/usr/lib/cups/backend/ipp' are the same file

FreeNX Client (Windows)

Topic revision: r1 - 2012-04-03 - MikeGore
 
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