NoMachine NX on Ubuntu 12.10

Keith squeeze at
Tue Apr 2 21:30:55 UTC 2013

On 03/04/13 06:27, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>     I'm having a dickens of a time getting NoMachine NX Server working 
> on my Ubuntu12.10 system. Will be using a Mac OSX 10.6.8 laptop with 
> the NoMachine NX Client.
>     I created ssh keys on the Mac, exported to Ubuntu. Configured the 
> OpenSSH as per
> And trying to glean help from here:
> This is the error when I try to connect on the Mac:
> NX> 203 NXSSH running with pid: 23627
> NX> 285 Enabling check on switch command
> NX> 285 Enabling skip of SSH config files
> NX> 285 Setting the preferred NX options
> NX> 200 Connected to address: (server IP) on port: 22
> NX> 202 Authenticating user: nx
> NX> 208 Using auth method: publickey
> NX> 204 Authentication failed.
> Help!
Can you SSH from your MAC to the Ubuntu *without* using the NX client?

It does look like the authentication you have configured for SSH is not 
setup correctly. I recently tested NX from an Ubuntu to Ubuntu system 
and it worked very well, and all I did from memory was setup SSH server 
on Ubuntu box I wanted to connect to copied the SSH key over from the 

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