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I want to access my netbook with lubuntu from a macbook pro machine. Here is what I did:

on lubuntu I installed X2Go server:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install x2golxdebindings

I installed X2Go client for mac version and I set up a new session:

Host: <my public IP>
Login: Nico
SSH port: 22
Session type: LXDE

When I try to connect from my mac I get this error:

Access denied. Authentication that can continue: publickey,password

I’m completely new to linux so I’ve no idea what to do to make it work.

On X2Go client I put my login name (Nico) that appears on lubuntu whenever the screen unlocks, Is that the correct one to use? As password I used the one to unlock the lubuntu session.

Lubuntu username and computer name are ziovelvet@netbook if this can be useful.

  • your user name seems to be ziovelvet not Nico. – souravc Feb 25 '15 at 14:33
  • even changing to ziovelvet I get the same error: Access denied. Authentication that can continue: publickey,password – ziovelvet Feb 25 '15 at 14:53
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You didn't install the X2go server, just the bindings

X2Go bindings for LXDE (package name: x2golxdebindings) will add additional X2Go-related functionality to your LXDE Desktop.

You need to run sudo apt-get install x2goserver x2goserver-xsession for the server. See the install guide for details.

On a side note, X2go depends on openssh-server which is not installed by default. It should pull that as a dependency while installing the server, though.

  • when I run that on lubuntu it says: x2goserver is already the newest version. x2goserver set to manually installed. x2goserver-xsession is already the newest version. x2goserver-xsession set to manually installed. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. – ziovelvet Feb 26 '15 at 23:57

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