In this tutorial, we will show you how to install NoMachine on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, NoMachine is a comprehensive remote desktop solution that allows users to access and control a remote computer from a local machine. Interestingly, NoMachine supports an unlimited number of remote servers on a single server. Its support for multiple platforms and features such as audio and video streaming make it a popular choice for many users.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the NoMachine on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for NoMachine.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install NoMachine on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2 software-properties-common
Step 2. Installing NoMachine Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, NoMachine is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest version of NoMachine from the official page of your Ubuntu system:
Next, run the command below to install the NoMachine package:
sudo apt install -f ./nomachine_8.2.3_4_amd64.deb
Step 3. Configure Firewall.
Now we set up an Uncomplicated Firewall (UFW) with NoMachine to allow public access on default web ports 4000:
sudo ufw allow OpenSSH sudo ufw allow 4000 sudo ufw enable
Step 4. Accessing NoMachine on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> NoMachineor you can launch NoMachine from the terminal using the following command:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed NoMachine. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing NoMachine on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official NoMachine website.