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ID: SU05L00101
Released on:  2014-06-04
Last update: 2014-06-04
NoMachine 4.2.24 now available

Luxembourg, June 04, 2014

NoMachine makes available today an update aimed at solving issues affecting the previous 4.2 releases. The new version, 4.2.24, provides fixes for the following:

TR05L04431 - The German and English keyboard on Mac are unresponsive when lightweight mode is enabled on the server

TR05L04432 - Virtual desktop sessions running on the remote node are no longer available

TR02L04246 - Black box behind cursor when connecting to Ubuntu running on VMWare Player

TR05L04433 - Wrongly mapped key on MacBook Pro keyboard

TR05L04419 - GUI of the advx application is badly displayed in a virtual session

TR03L04332 - Connections by SSH don't work after updating NoMachine to Workstation

TR05L04428 - Duplicate entries appear in the server configuration file after multiple updates

TR05L04415 - Script to stop nxhtd is not terminated when it's hanging

TR06L04443 - Cannot print when the name of the connected printer contains back slashes

TR06L04445 - X forwarding does not work when a virtual desktop is started via web

TR05L04399 - User can connect to a remote node even if access to that host is disabled by profile rules


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