To make the NX Client go full screen, press Ctrl+Alt+F
For more information on using the NX Client: What is NX?
After that, you will be able to load and run this web-based version of the NX Client.
Note: If the above web browser plugin isn't working, download the standalone version of the NX Client from the NX downloads page.
Once the standalone version is installed, run the NX Client Connection Wizard and use the following settings:
|Host:||vs1.(school name).sd73.bc.ca (Example: vs1.skss.sd73.bc.ca)|
|Port:||55557 [If you are on Shaw Internet, and things are slow, try using port 70]|
|Desktop:||Unix and KDE|
|Display:||Available area [or 1024x768 for better performance]|
The rest of the settings can remain as default.
If you get "Connection timed out" errors, or if the connection appears to just hang, then you need to delete a file from your system called "known_hosts".
This file contains data from last year's configuration which is not compatible with the new server setup. The location of this file depends on the OS you are running:
|Windows XP:||C:\Documents and Settings\YourUserName\.ssh\known_hosts|
|Windows Vista and
Once that file is deleted, you will be able to connect and login.