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ID: SU04M00100
Released on:  2015-04-02
Last update: 2015-04-02
NoMachine version 4.5.0 now available

Luxembourg, April 2nd, 2015

NoMachine makes available today a minor software update introducing server-side configuration enhancements and a number of fixes affecting the previous version. The new release, 4.5.0, implements the following functionality:

FR07D01435 - Adding the DisconnectedSessionExpiry configuration key to NoMachine Server
FR03M02882 - Displaying information in the server session lists about clients connected to this server
FR02M02874 - Making the timeout for user's authentication configurable on the server
FR03M02877 - Adding support for two-factor authentication when connecting via web

Among the issues solved there are:

TR03M05210 - Virtual desktop sessions cannot be reconnected if 'shadow' type and 'automigrate' policy are disabled
TR03M05136 - Cannot type AltGr + € in a web session with the German keyboard layout set
TR02M04987 - Long-pressing Enter in a web session gives only one line break
TR03M05196 - Cannot disable clipboard and local session recording from server and node configuration files
TR03M05194 - A virtual desktop session is lost when the user aborts the reconnect procedure
TR03M05175 - Cannot connect to the physical desktop on Arch Linux
TR03M05125 - Connections to NoMachine fails with: Error is 5, 'Input/output error' when IPv6 is disabled
TR03M05097 - Drag and drop a file doesn't work in a web session connected to a virtual desktop on the remote node
TR03M05085 - The server doesn't start after upgrading from NX 3.5.0 to NoMachine 4.4.12 on RedHat
TR02M05026 - Custom sessions fail with 'The connection with the server was shut down'
TR02M05022 - Copying large amounts of text from a virtual desktop session to Windows breaks copy and paste
TR02M05013 - Starting a new virtual desktop via web in a multi-node environment fails
TR03M05122 - A virtual desktop session running on the remote node is removed from the available session list
TR03M05162 - NoMachine cannot connect to virtual desktops when lightweight mode is disabled and rules are set to forbid shadow sessions
TR03M05117 - Kerberos ticket is not forwarded to the session when the NX protocol is used
TR02M05019 - Kerberos ticket is not available in the virtual desktop session
TR03M05107 - Connections over SSH are no longer possible when a DSA key pairs have been generated for the NoMachine login
TR03M05072 - Cannot create a new virtual desktop after 1-2 hours of activity
TR03M05056 - ConnectPolicy custom settings in the server configuration file are lost after the upgrade to v. 4.4.12
TR02M05028 - Connections to virtual desktops hang when the user belongs to a group with a name containing spaces
TR02M05017 - Printers connected from client to a server on Linux don't work
TR02M04990 - Sometimes XDM sessions fail to start
TR02L04262 - Black screen when no physical display monitor is attached
TR03M05155 - Redirect directives does not have effect
TR03M05150 - Connections to virtual desktops hang when the user belongs to a group with a name containing a dot
TR03M05147 - The physical desktop of the remote node is no longer displayed in the client list of available desktops
TR03M05076 - The second user cannot disconnect a virtual desktop when the dialog option is enabled in the ConnectionPolicy key
TR03M05055 - Cannot add the node locale to the server when the SSH protocol is specified in the 'nxserver --nodeadd' command
TR02M04998 - The audio directory on the node is not removed cleanly at session termination
TR03M05049 - Cannot install the Enterprise Client tar.gz package on Gentoo Linux
TR02M05002 - Connection hangs while trying to connect to the server
TR03M05095 - The client continues to try to authenticate to SSHD when the user stays on the login dialog
TR03M05084 - The node label is not displayed in the list of available desktops
TR02M05006 - Content of disks connected to a Linux server is not refreshed
TR03M05083 - No connection to the physical desktop is possible because userswitch isn't handled correctly
TR03M05071 - NoMachine Server cannot retrieve all system groups
TR01M04883 - Active Directory users cannot connect to NoMachine for a while when the server host has been rebooted
TR03M05061 - Black screen occurs when connecting virtual desktops on Ubuntu 14.04
TR03M05060 - Top row keys and shift combination are wrongly mapped in a web session when the browser language is set to 'en-us'
TR02M04986 - A custom session running Eclipse Kepler becomes unresponsive
TR03M05054 - Setup scripts on SuSe 13.1 rely on /etc/SuSE-release instead than /etc/os-release
TR05L04437 - Graphical artifacts in some specific applications in virtual desktops on RHEL
TR03M05199 - Some Images are missing in the NoMachine virtual sessions



Supported Platforms

Windows 32-bit/64-bit XP/Vista/7/8/8.1

Mac OS X Intel 64-bit 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10

Linux 32-bit and 64-bit

Red Hat Enterprise 4/5/6/7
SLES 10/11
Open SUSE 10.x/11.x/12.x/13.x
Mandriva 2009/2010/2011
Fedora Core 10/11/12/13/14/15/16/17/18/19/20
Debian GNU Linux 4.0 Etch/5.0 Lenny/ 6.0 Squeeze/ 7.0 Wheezy
Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron/8.10 Intrepid Ibex/9.04 Jaunty Jackalope/
9.10 Karmic Koala/10.4 Lucid Lynx/10.10 Maverick Meerkat/11.04 Natty Narwhal/
11.10 Oneiric Ocelot/12.04 Precise Pangolin/12.10 Quantal Quetzal/13.04 Raring Ringtail/
13.10 Saucy Salamander/14.04 Trusty Tahr


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