In this tutorial you will learn how to install the NoMachine application on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to installed NoMachine
  • How to share desktop remotely
  • How to to connect to the NoMachine remote desktop
Remote desktop sharing with NoMachine on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Remote desktop sharing with NoMachine on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed Ubuntu 20.04 or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software N/A
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Remote desktop sharing with NoMachine on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions



  1. Next, install the same NoMachine package using the dpkg command on both systems ( client and server ). Change the version number where appropriate:
    $ sudo dpkg -i nomachine_6.9.2_1_amd64.deb 
    


  2. Open the Machine server
    Open the Machine server from the Activities menu.

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  4. Click on the Server Status tab.
    Click on the Server Status tab. Take a note of the NoMachine server IP address.


  5. Move to the client system and open NoMachine client.
    Move to the client system and open NoMachine client.


  6.  select the available remote desktop share
    Keep clicking Continue until you reach the Recent connections window.


  7. select the available remote desktop share
    From here select the available remote desktop share or click the New button to follow the new connection wizard.




  8. the connection settings
    Review the connection settings and hit the OK button.


  9. Accept the remote's server public key
    Accept the remote's server public key


  10. username and password
    Insert the Username and Password of the remote server Ubuntu user.


  11. You should now be connected to the remote desktop share.
    Read the information on how to use NoMachine. You should now be connected to the remote desktop share.
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