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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:54 pm    Post subject: FreeNX Server Client Setup Reply with quote

I am using ~amd64 so I installed;
net-misc/nxserver-freenx-0.7.3-r2

nxserver

Wow, This was really easy to set up with Gentoo as the developers have done all the hard word.
After the emerge I did as instructed :)
Code:

LOG: postinst
To complete the installation, run:
 nxsetup --install --setup-nomachine-key --clean --purge
This will use the default Nomachine SSH key

I did not have to do anything but change the ssh port to listen on. I left /etc/nxserver/node.conf with the defaults except;
Code:

# The port number where local 'sshd' is listening.
SSHD_PORT=XXXXXXX


I set up a user for my sessions;
Code:

useradd -m -G users,wheel,audio -s /bin/bash john
passwd john

I checked what groups my everyday user were in from /etc/groups

router setup

Port Forward Guide
http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Port_Forwarding

I did not use the Port Range Forward, I just used Port Forward;
http://dwabbott.com/downloads/dd-wrt_port_forward.png

nxclient

Next it is as simple as downloading the client and then;
Code:

tar xzvf nxclient-3.3.0-6.x86_64.tar.gz
su
mv NX /usr
cd /usr/NX/bin
exit
./nxclient

That is it :)
http://www.nomachine.com/download.php

Next I changed all my passwords to long and I hope hard to crack. The only question I have is in using the default ssh key.
It is working so I am unsure exactly how to go about setting up my own ssh keys. I don't want to mess up now.
I can now check out my home box from work, which is cool.

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