vLinux - Home Use Instructions

1. Download the NoMachine Enterprise Client for your platform (toward the bottom of the page).

https://www.nomachine.com/download-enterprise#NoMachine-Enterprise-Client

NoMachine Enterprise Client

2. Install the NoMachine Enterprise Client.

Install the NoMachine Enterprise Client:

3. Configure the NoMachine Enterprise Client

  • Click on the New button

Step 3. Configure the NoMachine Enterprise Client

  • Select SSH from the Protocol drop-down list and click Continue

Select SSH from the Protocol drop-down list and click Continue:

  • Enter vlinux.humboldt.edu as the Host and click Continue.

Enter vlinux.humboldt.edu as the Host and click Continue

  • Choose Password as your authentication method and click Continue

Choose Password as your authentication method and click Continue:

  • Choose Don’t use a proxy for your network connection and click Continue.

Choose Don’t use a proxy for your network connection and click Continue:

  • Enter a name for your connection and click the checkbox if you want to create a desktop shortcut to the NoMachine Enterprise Client. Click Done.

Enter a name for your connection

  • Select your connection and click Connect.

Enter a name for your connection

  • Click Yes to accept the RSA host key after verifying the host’s authenticity.

RSA key

  • Now enter your HSU Username and Password and click OK (only check Save this password in the connection file if you are on a trusted computer)

Now enter your HSU Username and Password and click OK

  • Choose “Create a new virtual desktop” and check the “Save this setting in the connection file.”

Choose “Create a new virtual desktop” and check the “Save this setting in the connection file.”

  • Review menu options and make any appropriate changes to the screen settings; we recommend unchecking Change the server resolution to match the client when I connect or clicking on Resize Remote Screen (second option from left) for the best experience. Click OK.

Review menu options and make any appropriate changes to the screen settings

  • If you notice scrollbars after logging on to vLinux, click on the top right corner of the NoMachine window to return to the menu options.

Window resize

  • Click on the second option from the left.

Click on the second option from the left.

  • You should now be able to resize your NoMachine window and the vLinux desktop will adjust its size automatically.

VLinux window

 

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