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ID: SU04L00101
Released on:  2014-04-03
Last update: 2014-04-03
NoMachine version 4.2.17 now available

Luxembourg, April 3rd, 2014 - NoMachine makes available today an important update which solves an issue identified on 4.2.15 causing sporadic session failures when a number of virtual desktop sessions are run on the server. Users are invited to update their installations to version 4.2.17.

Supported Platforms

Windows 32-bit/64-bit XP/Vista/7/8

Mac OS X Intel 64-bit 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9

Linux 32-bit and 64-bit
Red Hat Enterprise 4/5/6
SLES 10/11
Open SUSE 10.x /11.x/12.x
Mandriva 2009/2010/2011
Fedora Core 10/11/12/13/14/15/16/17/18
Debian GNU Linux 4.0 Etch/5.0 Lenny/ 6.0 Squeeze/ 7.0 Wheezy
Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron/8.10 Intrepid Ibex/Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope/
9.10 Karmic Koala/10.4 Lucid Lynx/10.10 Maverick/11.04 Natty/11.10 Oneiric/12.04 Precise Pangolin

Download NoMachine Packages

You can download the latest packages suitable for your Operating System from the NoMachine Web site at the following URL:

Or from your Customer Area if you are a registered customer.

Automatic updates

To update any of the NoMachine servers:

- Run the NoMachine GUI from your Programs Menu.

- Click on 'Preferences' and 'Updates'.

- Then click on the 'Check now' button.

To update the NoMachine Enterprise Client:

- Click on 'Preferences' and 'Updates'.

- Then click on the 'Check now' button.

Manual package update

Please follow the instructions to update your installation manually:

On Windows:

- Download and save the EXE file.
- Double click on the NoMachine executable file.
- As for the installation, the Setup Wizard will take you through all steps necessary for updating NoMachine.

On Mac OS X:

- Download and save the DMG file.
- Double-click on the Disk Image to open it and double-click on the NoMachine program icon.
- As for the installation, the Installer will take you through through all steps necessary for updating NoMachine.

On Linux:

You can use the graphical package manager provided by your Linux distribution or update NoMachine by command line by following instructions below.
If you don't have the sudo utility installed, log on as superuser ("root") and run the commands without sudo


- Download and save the RPM file.
- Update your NoMachine installation by running:

# rpm -Uvh <pkgName>_<pkgVersion>_<arch>.rpm


- Download and save the DEB file.
- Update your NoMachine installation by running:

$ sudo dpkg -i <pkgName>_<pkgVersion>_<arch>.deb


- Download and save the TAR.GZ file.
- Update your NoMachine installation by running:

$ cd /usr
$ sudo tar xvzf <pkgName>_<pkgVersion>_<arch>.tar.gz
$ sudo /usr/NX/nxserver --update

If you are installing Enterprise Client or Node run respectively:

$ sudo /usr/NX/nxclient --update
$ sudo /usr/NX/nxnode --update


Installation and configuration guides for the NoMachine products are available at:

The NoMachine Development Team