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NX is a remote desktop program which lets you to connect to a remote server and run graphical applications remotely on that server. Your local machine acts like a terminal on the remote server. NX connections are secure as they use SSH encryption and authentication.

NX Installation

To install NX Client on your Windows machine download and install:

 

Once the package has installed, open NX Client:

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This should open the NX Connection Wizard:

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Enter a Session name and Host Address:

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Choose 'GNOME' from the drop down menu:

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Click the 'Show the Advanced Configuration dialog' box:

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Click the 'Key...' button:

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A new window will open:

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You will need one of the CBRG SSH server keys.
Click this link and copy the appropriate key:

Replace the existing key with the copied server key.
Then click 'Save'

 

Login with your CBRG username and password:

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A new window displaying the Deva remote desktop will appear:

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To add Open Terminal shortcut to the menu bar, first click 'Applications' then 'System Tools' then right click on 'Terminal'

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This will open a sub menu - choose 'Add this launcher to panel'

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This will put an icon on the top menu bar - click this to open a 'Terminal' window:

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