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The Social Science Gateway (SSG) grant has ended, please read here about ongoing availability of resources created as part of that project.

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Instructions for use of NX4 Player (beta) - Mac OS X 10.7 or higher users should read this!

We have posted instructions and configuration files for using the NX4 Player (beta) for connecting to the SSG. More information here.

[SSG] Users migrating to OS X 10.7 have issues with NX on SSG and SDS

Users have brought to our attention that the NX 3.x client that we require for access to the SSG and SDS desktops no longer works on OS X 10.7 (it is no longer supported by Nomachine). Nomachine only supports NX 4.x (preview) clients from OS X 10.7 onwards, but our pre-build configuration files do not [...]

[SSG] NX server problems (fixed 2011-12-13 22:53 EST)

As of 2011-12-13, 21:30 (9:30PM) EST, we are experiencing problems with NX logins. We are working on a solution. In the meantime, you can continue to login via SSH. We will update this website as soon as we have implemented a solution. The problem is NOT affecting the Synthetic Data Server (SDS).

Update: Fixed at [...]

[solved] Performance, usability issues on Windows NX clients for SSG

Certain users had reported performance issues (slow KDE menu, etc.) on the SSG NX sessions (most obvious to Windows users, less so to Linux users), as well as some difficulties with the default configuration for the file browser in Gnome (all users). We have implemented solutions for these, and pushed them to all users. Please [...]