Questions tagged [x2go]

X2Go is a server-based computing environment, X accessible through a network.

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How do I avoid two windows per connection in x2go?

I am connecting to linux server with x2go and it works perfectly. But it always opens two windows: one for login info and the second for display itself: I'd like to have single window. Is that ...
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x2go do not connect to active desktop session

I have an Ubuntu Server 16.04 installation that I later added Lubuntu desktop to. I then installed the x2go server (and the client on my Lubuntu 18.04 laptop). For some years everything worked like a ...
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Google chrome/chromium browser does not work with x2go client side. Fix needed?

I am using x2go to access my Ubuntu system remotely. The x2go server is running on Ubuntu 18.04 and I using x2go client on Windows 10. Google chrome and chromium browsers both work fine when using the ...
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How to connect with x2go to remote desktop via public ip?

I have two laptops. Using x2go I succeeded at connection from one to another and vice versa via local IP, e.g. in the field Host i typed 192.168.0.101 for first and 192.168.0.102 for second. Now, I'm ...
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Cannot add PPA ~x2go’ user or team does not exist

i try sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable or sudo -E add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable and have the same result: Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:~x2go/ubuntu/stable' ERROR: '~x2go' user or team does not ...
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X2Go desktop sharing feature for single application only

I'm using X2Go to run a single GUI application on a remote system running Kubuntu. Instead of a whole desktop environment, you can launch single graphical applications in X2Go... source Also: ...
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Not able to access Ubuntu remote machine via X2Go client?

I installed X2Go in my remote machine and when i am trying to access this machine via X2Go Client from Windows10 machine i am getting a black screen which exited within a few second after login .The ...
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X2go: Multiple remote monitors on headless session

I have installed Ubuntu desktop with xfce on a remote machine. I'm connecting to that from a local machine that has two desktops via x2go. So far, I managed to set up one desktop on the remote that ...
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x2go compatibility problems

I want to use x2go unity or gnome-shell, but it seems impossible because only XCFE and simple gnome seem to work. Can someone take a look? What's going on? Thank you! Sep 24 16:58:35 antonov /usr/...
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x2go client on display2 with enabled alt tab setting (custom xserver setting)

I am using x2go Client. I am able to see full screen on display2, I am also able to change setting to enable alt+tab with custom xserver setting (-rootless -keyhook -notrayicon -clipboard). Problem:...
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Resolve “x2golistsessions: command not found” Ubuntu 14.04.5

I'm attempting to get x2go running on a 14.04.5 LTS server. When attempting to get connected, I get the message: **Connection failed.** bash: x2golistsessions: command not found on the client. ...
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Problems over xrdp, vnc and x2go

I'm having issues running several applications when connected to my ubuntu desktop remotely. I think it may be related to the graphics card (nvidia m2000) and could use some help figuring out what to ...
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How to install gnome desktop in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu vps (OVH) and have access though ssh . I want some graphical user interface and found Gnome is good . I have installed gnome desktop and x2go server but i cannot connect to it ...
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Xmodmap problem blocks connection via x2go

I have a remote server with x2go, in the remote .profile I call xmodmap. The call of xmodmap throws a warning: xmodmap: unable to open display '' This was until the upgrade to ubuntu 16.04.1 no ...
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Can't connect with VPS running Ubuntu server 16 with x2go

earlier today (or yesterday -_-) I've rented a VPS (from aruba cloud) for a personal project. I've managed to establish SSH connection in putty so I can run shell commands alright. What I want to do ...
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Cairo-dock transparency issues x2go

I installed cairo-dock on lubuntu 16.04. It works well, except that every time the dock shows, instead of having pure transparency around the dock, it wipes a patch out of my windows around the dock; ...
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What is Canonical's solution/strategy for Remote Desktop in Ubuntu?

Ever since breaking solutions like xrdp with Unity's hardware acceleration, I've been wondering what Canonical would do to replace it or what their official recommendation would be. Is this no longer ...
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Why is my keyboard layout messed up when using X2Go and VirtualBox?

I connect to an Ubuntu server from my Mac via X2Go, using MATE. I can type into almost any program with no problem. If I open OnBoard, the layout looks correct, but when I click the button that has ...
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No applications in xfce menu x2go

I'm running Xubuntu through x2go. When I run the computer locally it works fine, but when I remotely x2go into it, there are no aplications in the xfce menu - it acts as though there are no ...
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X2GO with Ubuntu Mate/Xfce 16.04 fails to start

X2GO with Ubuntu Mate 16.04 fails to start with the following error message in ~/.xsession-x2go-errors XSession-x2go: X session started for testuser at Fri Apr 26 22:30:23 EDT 2016 localuser:...
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Bind all keystrokes to an application

I'm running 16.04 with LXDE on an old server. Graphics are obviously not awesome (8MB onboard graphics), so I am using x2go to forward my xsession over 10 100 1000. The problem is that the ...
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X2go Start Server

I have installed X2go on my Ubuntu machine acting as a server. But how do I start the service? When I try to connect to it from an x2go client machine, it just opens the remote desktop window and ...
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X2go Black Screen

I've installed x2go for testing remote desktop. When I connect to my server (which is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with Unity as the desktop environment) I get a black screen. In the settings, I did ...
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Why isn't X2Go Server in the main Ubuntu repository?

While the X2Go client (package "x2goclient") can be downloaded from the main Ubuntu repository; this is not true for the X2Go server. One needs to get it from a different repository by doing the ...
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How to detect x2go idle sessions?

Using who -u and w commands, we can find out which ssh sessions are idle for how many time-period. But these commands don't capture x2go sessions; x2go works over ssh though. I am looking an ...
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How can I reset NX sessions?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and x2goserver. The x2go sessions boot into openbox, which starts a java program as defined in its autostart profile. Question is, if I make an update to this java ...
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SSH session alway active, what is it? Should I close it?

I've been trying to setup a server-> client local network with x2go. I have it working, sort of... but I don't know much about networking, SSH, etc -- so it's been a steep learning curve. I'm ...
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Connection failed on Ubuntu using x2go

Hello I encountered on my x2go when trying to remote the ubuntu server **Connection Failed.** perl:warning: Setting locale failed. perl:warning Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = "...
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Can't add ppa:x2go/stable error in 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

This problem has kept many Ubuntu users like me from using x2go and we are forced to choose vnc or other alternatives. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable cannot add ppa: ppa:x2go/stable please ...
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Not able to see Ubuntu 14.04 screen via X2GO

I have been working with Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop edition on a remote server. I am using X2GO client to access it. Everything is Ok until this morning where I started developing in PyQt4. I set the ...
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x2go client not showing gui

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 system with x2goclient version 4.0.1.1 installed. When I open the client, the GUI doesn't show. I tried erasing the local settings by running rm -rf ~/.x2go, but that didn't ...
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X2go remote access error from mac

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 ...
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Can't start default file manager on Ubuntu 14.04

I run an Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and access it remotely with X2Go. Currently I have tried both Mate and LXDE but neither works correctly. I can log in and browse the desktop menu, but no desktop icons ...
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Can't Add ppa:x2go/stable

I am trying to turn a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 into an X2go server. I have followed the instructions here: http://wiki.x2go.org/doku.php/wiki:repositories:ubuntu I have taken these steps: su ...
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Dependencies problem with x2go

I need help with my Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit. I can't update Ubuntu, because I always have problems with x2go. See message below: dependency problems prevent configuration of openssh-server: ...
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Is there an alternative to x2goclient?

I use lot of x2go sessions and I find the x2goclient in Ubuntu rather wasteful of screen space. Is there an alternative more streamlined version of the x2goclient? I am not interested in an ...