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ID: SU12O00191
Released on:  2017-12-19
Last update: 2017-12-20
NoMachine 5.3.24 now available

Luxembourg, December 19th, 2017

NoMachine makes available updated version 5 packages aimed at solving some issues affecting the previous release and to align the nxhtd component to the Apache version recently released by the Apache project. In version 5, nxhtd is provided with the NoMachine Cloud Server package.

FR09O03505 - Updating the NoMachine web server, nxhtd

The complete list of fixes included in 5.3.24 is:

TR11O08272 - Cannot access an Enterprise Desktop if no X session is already running on it
TR11O08259 - The session freezes after that the user logs-in or logs-out from the system
TR11O08252 - NoMachine client suddenly terminates when the connection uses proxy authentication
TR10O08190 - Some Gnome 3 themes are misrendered in virtual desktops
TR10O08174 - User is successfully authenticated but can't easily access his session when the system authentication is case-insensitive
TR09O08056 - Memory leak in Render extension optimized code
TR08N07155 - User gets authorization error using system "Check for Updates" in openSUSE Leap after installing NoMachine
TR08O08009 - Server configuration to forbid the client to store credentials doesn't work as expected
TR07O07907 - Sudden termination of the NoMachine session caused by mDNS
TR06O07886 - Custom scripts triggered on 'UserScriptAfterSessionStart' are executed before the user is effectively connected to the remote desktop
TR06O07869 - Cannot activate a TSN license for evaluation with the 'nxserver --activate' command
TR06O07842 - The nxexec process suddenly terminates on Ubuntu 16.04 when the machine is rebooted
TR05N06836 - Dialog box requiring authentication pops up while creating a new virtual session
TR04O07722 - The 'nxdevice/sessions' directory on Linux is obsolete
TR04O07712 - NoMachine client can be installed over a NoMachine full package on Linux
TR04O07704 - Error messages related to problems with the creation of 'nx' user account during the installation process don't provide enough detail
TR01O07526 - Server side logs report "Cannot get user info" messages
TR08O08004 - An error occurs when connecting repeadetly to Window 7
TR03O07667 - The virtual desktop suddenly terminates with 'Connection reset by peer' when the output of a large file is piped into xclip
TR12O08303 - NVENC produces big data streams
TR12O08309 - Server log file growing rapidly

Supported Platforms

Windows 32-bit/64-bit XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10

Mac OS X Intel 64-bit 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12

Linux 32-bit and 64-bit

Red Hat Enterprise 4/5/6/7
SLED 10.x/11.x
SLES 10/11/12
openSUSE 10.x/11.x/12.x/13.x/42.x
Mandriva 2009/2010/2011
Fedora 10/11/12/13/14/15/16/17/18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25
Debian GNU Linux 4.0/5.0/6.0/7.0/8.0
Ubuntu 8.04/8.10/9.04/9.10/10.4/10.10/11.04/11.10/12.04/12.10/13.04/13.10/14.04/14.10/15.04/15.10/16.04/16.10/17.04


Important Notice

NoMachine 5.3.24 introduces a change in the way customers upgrade their installations. The procedure of downloading and installing Update Version packages is now obsolete. Customers will find a package labeled 'Production Version' which can be used for both new installations and updates of existing installations. For more information on updating version 5 software, please consult the article:


Download NoMachine Packages

Packages v. 5.3.24 are available for customers with a valid subscription v. 5 or 4. You can download the latest "Production version" package suitable for your Operating System from your customer area.

Automatic updates

The automatic check for updates 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 'Settings', then on the 'Server preferences' and finally on 'Updates'.

- Then click on the 'Check now' button.

To update the NoMachine Enterprise Client immediately:

- Click on 'Settings' 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