NX remote desktop: PC
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.
To install NX Client on your Windows machine download and install:
- NXclient package for windows (CCB login required)
Once the package has installed, open NX Client:
This should open the NX Connection Wizard:
Enter a Session name and Host Address:
Choose 'GNOME' from the drop down menu:
Click the 'Show the Advanced Configuration dialog' box:
Click the 'Key...' button:
A new window will open:
You will need one of the CCB 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 CCB username and password:
A new window displaying the Deva remote desktop will appear:
To add Open Terminal shortcut to the menu bar, first click 'Applications' then 'System Tools' then right click on 'Terminal'
This will open a sub menu - choose 'Add this launcher to panel'
This will put an icon on the top menu bar - click this to open a 'Terminal' window: