How to install NICE DCV on Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04

Our easy step-by-step script guides you through installation NICE DCV on Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04. The script will first update the OS, install the nVidia driver and then install and configure NICE DCV. Including update of the OS it takes around 15 minutes to get NICE DCV up and running.

Please note:

  • The NICE DCV Server is supported in addition on Redhat/CentOS and SLES in case preferred

Here is a screenshot of part of the script:

# Install DCV
gpg --import NICE-GPG-KEY

dcv_server=`curl --silent --output - | \
grep href | egrep "$dcv_version" | grep "ubun" | grep Server | \
sed -e 's/.*http/http/' -e 's/tgz.*/tgz/' | head -1`
echo Installing DCV from $dcv_server
wget $dcv_server

tar zxvf nice-dcv-*ubun*.tgz
cd nice-dcv-*64
# install all packages
sudo apt install -y ./nice-*amd64.ubuntu*.deb

Here you can find the complete installation script for DCV on Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04.

Additional background can be found in the online documentation of the NICE DCV server installation.

After the installation of NICE DCV you can proceed with a trial of EnginFrame Views offering intuitive and load-balanced session management including Single-Sign On.

If you are interested in more details or have any questions please let us know via our contact form. Please also see our other Technical Guides related to NICE DCV and the EnginFrame portal.