NX R server
First read the documentation contained in the course folder to setup the NX Client.
After going through the setup described in the course book, a window will pop up prompting you for a username and password. Type the username and password you received and press Login. A screen should open up showing an Ubuntu desktop, which is very similar to a Windows desktop.
To download an NX client, go to NoMachine NX.
Important places on the R server
- If you click on Places on the top left, you can easily go to your home folder, which will be extensively used during the tutorials.
- If you click on Applications then Accessories and then Terminal, a terminal window will open. Type 'R' to start an R session.
- If you click on the Firefox logo on the top left, a Firefox web-browser window will open.