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ID: SU07M00101
Released on:  2015-07-31
Last update: 2015-07-31
NoMachine version 4.6.12 now available

Luxembourg, July 31st, 2015    

NoMachine makes available today a software update aimed at solving some issues affecting the previous releases. The new version, 4.6.12, provides fixes for the following problems:

TR04M05255    NoMachine menu is not visible on Windows 8 when the DPI scaling is equal or greater than 150%
TR07M05801    NoMachine server requires the netstat program to be present on the system
TR07M05789    User cannot start virtual desktops when a .xkm file is left from the previous session
TR07M05788    Some shortcuts are not sent to the NoMachine session when the client is on Mac OS X
TR07M05778    The client side session folder is growing massively when custom sessions are run
TR07M05753    NoMachine requires that the root user on the remote node is in the sudoers file
TR05M05475    Virtual desktops running are lost during the reconnection
TR04M05349    The virtual desktop running in the browser freezes when clicking on 'Show the menu panel'
TR06M05671    Connecting to the desktop running on Enterprise Desktop shows session list instead of directly connecting user to the desktop
TR06M05611    Wrong UDP port causes slowness when watching video
TR06M05550    Focus goes to the IE address bar when pressing TAB-key inside the web session
TR06M05548    IE goes back in history when pressing the backspace key inside the NoMachine web session
TR06M05527    Port range set in the UDPPort server configuration key is ignored
TR06M05510    Reconnecting a custom session fails with 'the selected session type is not available'
TR05M05428    A custom script executed on UserScriptAfterSessionStart doesn't get the remote IP of the client
TR05M05382    Two physical displays are listed as available on Mac OS X, but only one desktop is working
TR04M05248    The server doesn't advise when adding a node fails because the given user is not in the sudoers file
TR03M05106    The window title bar is not updated in floating window custom sessions
TR12L04742     Cannot start a session when XDM indirect query is chosen
TR06M05585    The nxnode process on Windows has high CPU usage when the host name contains non-Latin chars
TR05M05452    The --availablesessionsetup option is not documented in the node setup script
TR03M05173    Virtual desktop on SLES 12 fails with Error 104
TR06M05566    Cannot use the H.264 encoding when FFmpeg 2.6.1 or later is installed on the client
TR05M05388    NoMachine displays a black screen when connecting a virtual desktop (Cinnamon) on Mint 17.1

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
SLED 10.x/11.x
SLES 10/11
Open SUSE 10.x/11.x/12.x/13.x
Mandriva 2009/2010/2011
Fedora Core 10/11/12/13/14/15/16/17/18/19/20/21
Debian GNU Linux 4.0 Etch/5.0 Lenny/6.0 Squeeze/7.0 Wheezy/8.0 Jessie
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/14.10 Utopic Unicorn/15.04 Vivid Vervet


Download NoMachine Packages

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

Customers with valid subscriptions should log in to their customer area and download the "Update version" for their "Production Version".

Automatic updates

The automatic check for updates has been enabled since version 4.6.3 and is scheduled to check our repositories every two days.

To update any of the NoMachine servers immediately:

- 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 immediately:

- Click on 'Preferences' and 'Updates'.

- Then click on the 'Check now' button.

More information about the check for automatic updates is available here:

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