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Step-by-step guide

To do NX remote control from one of the linux "hotdesk" machines to another linux desktop

  1. you can use the command /usr/NX/bin/nxplayer to launch the NX GUI
  2. In the GUI click on "new" to create a new session, selecting the options
    Protocol: NX
    Host: <name of desktop you want to connect to>.ecmwf.int  Port:3389
    Authentication: <Unix Password>
    Don't use a proxy
    Name: <name of desktop you want to connect to>
  3. click on "connect" in the NX GUI to start the connection