FastX Non-Root Installation
Installing FastX (Non-root)
Users who do not have root access can still install FastX using the following commands to extract the file from rpm. First, download the RPM file to your home directory.
Run the following commands to extract the files
rpm2cpio ~/fastx-server-version.build.rhel7.x86_64.rpm | cpio -id
mv usr/* .
This will create a $HOME/FastX directory where all the files are extracted.
Activating a License
To install a license run
Closed Network Registering (No internet)
Please follow the instructions from the following webpage.
Running the License Server
After the license is installed, run the license server
$HOME/FastX/lib/fastx/3/rlm/rlm -c $HOME/FastX/lib/fastx/var/license
FastX can scan your system and preconfigure basic suggestions (GNOME, KDE, xterm etc) to simplify the connection process. If you want FastX to check for default suggestions run.
Running the Web Server
To run the web service with default settings, run:
nohup $HOME/FastX/lib/fastx/3/tools/run-web &
To connect using the FastX Desktop Client using an SSH connection, in the “Advanced” tab in the “Edit Connection” dialog, change the contents of the “Run” box to $HOME/FastX/bin/fastx-protocol