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I've installed a Ubuntu 12.04 cloud guest server. I don't have a desktop. I can open a X window remotely. I'd like to improve the speed by installing nomachineNX server.

The community doc stays that I need to install a desktop. Is that correct?

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NomachineNX

I don't want to open a remote desktop, just individual X windows. I don't see why I would need a desktop.

Btw, the doc is for 3.5.0. Has anyone tried the 4.0 beta?

Thanks in advance.

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No, you don't need to install a desktop. In fact, for your use, I don't think you need to install X itself, since NX provides one itself.

Yes, someone has tried NX4. But that's a type of question that isn't suitable for this site.

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