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To access the graphical desktop of a Linux server over low bandwidth connections.

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Windows X2Go using ssh config file

To connect to our servers we use X2Go. The setup is a little bit more sophisticated due to the use of a proxy. The proxy is setup properly and works when I connect via ssh in the powershell. I also ...
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How do I stop keystrokes being repeated when using x2go?

When connecting to my desktop via x2go, I am getting major key repeating. Even if I tap the key as quickly as I can, sometimes it's just as if it was held for as long as it take the UI to update. I ...
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How can I connect and view the Display Manager using X2Go?

I'm trying to log in and view the Display Manager login screen. I'm using SDDM as Display Manager, but I can use any kind of Display Manager, like gdm, to get this working. , but I'm only getting a ...
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How to solve error messages when logging into Gnome with X2go

I am trying to log into a Gnome box running Ubuntu 23.04 using x2go (from a Win 10 machine). The connection can be established but a grey Gnome error screen shows up in the x2go window telling me to ...
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Setting DISPLAY variable on a remote XServer session

I have a CentOS system running an X2go server and I use a client machine to connect to it. I'm trying to do some command-line automation for mouse-clicks using xdotool. The automation is scripted in ...
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x2go session terminates immediately

The server to which I am connecting is CentOS 7, the client is Windows 10. I am able to connect to an existing X session as remote desktop, but launching anything standalone, e.g. terminal or web ...
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How do I view only one display at a time, connecting to a two-display system via X2go?

I have a Linux Mint 20 box at work that I want to connect to via X2go. I want to be able to pick up my work where I left off, so I want to access the current desktop, not start a new X session. The ...
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i3-status freezes

I'm running i3 windows manager on Debian 10 and I'm connecting to the computer through X2go as I'm working at home at the moment. Since the upgrade from Debian 9 to Debian 10 (done recently) the i3-...
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Can I attach a ssh session to an x2go session display?

When working from home, there are some manipulations that I must do on a distant machine, in the office. I mainly have to work on a terminal, but sometimes I need to use a software with a heavy GUI (...
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X2Go: How to enable/disable

Documentation and various internet answers suggest x2goserver will have a service on systemd systems which can be started (or stopped, etc) with systemctl start x2goserver. However, there is no such ...
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KDE crashes with X2Go on Kubuntu 16.04

X2Go won't connect to my Kubuntu 16.04 PC, while MATE and XFCE work well with X2Go. X2Go has an older version of X server built in and doesn't support some newer features; apparently that's why MATE ...
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Polybar doesn't appear in x2go sessions

When I run polybar example -l trace on the remote side (in both Qtile and MATE), nothing appears and the output is: * Loading config: /home/cyber/.config/polybar/config - config: Copying missing ...
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X2GO client won't connect to ubuntu 16.04 server

My client is Windows 10 and my server is Ubuntu 16.04. I was able to connect, however suddenly was unable to. I have tried reinstalling my client on Windows 10, however it doesn't work. On the server,...
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GUI application won't start in Konsole, opened in x2go session

I'm using x2go server on my work laptop and pyhoca-gui on my home laptop. I open an LXDE session and start Konsole. Every app I try to run in Konsole fails to open the display. How do I fix this?
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Can't open RStudio thru x2go

I have two computers on two different networks, which I will call Server and Client. Server and Client both run Debian 9.5 and have x2go installed. When I'm on Client machine, I use x2go to connect ...
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x2go: Unable to find free display port or insert new session into database

When I try to connect to x2goserver I get error: Any idea how to solve it or what are the possible causes? Both client and remote computers are running Manjaro x64 XFCE and are located in the same ...
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Telegram-desktop via x2go won't start

Telegram-desktop via x2go won't start. Host machine: $ uname -r 4.17.14-arch1-1-ARCH $ pacman -Qs openssh local/openssh 7.7p1-2 $ pacman -Qs x2goserver local/x2goserver 4.1.0.2-1 $ pacman -Qs ...
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Why does x2go server start another ssh-agent when I start up x2go client?

I have x2go server on my Ubuntu machine. When I start x2goclient on my Windows machine to bring up the Ubuntu graphical desktop, I see that a second ssh-agent process is started on the Ubuntu machine, ...
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x2go: Xresources not loaded for client sessions

x2goclient is used to access a remote server. Everything works out greatly, yet the X session does not load .Xresources file automatically as I'd expect. I tried to add the following line in the ....
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Adding anaconda path to .bashrc running on Redhat 7 breaks x2go login

I am using x2go to connect to a remote Redhat 7 server running the MATE desktop. The problem I am having is when I add export PATH="/opt/apps/anaconda2/5.0.1/bin:$PATH" to my .bashrc it completely ...
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x2go compresses multiple remote monitors into one window

I am trying to connect to a local session on a remote Linux machine which has two physical monitors attached. My local x2go client is a Windows machine with only one monitor. When I connect, the ...
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Do I need an ssh tunnel when using X2Go to ensure a secure connection?

I'm not familiar with the underlying technology of X2Go (namely NX). I keep hearing that it uses ssh, but just for completeness and since I'm paranoid about security: Is there any reason to have to ...
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Cannot connect to remote server with x2goclient, getting connection failed - found existing ssh-agent

I used to use x2go for tunneling my entire remote desktop over SSH, but recently trying it yielded no success. This is the error: Connection failed. * keychain 2.8.4 ~ http://www.funtoo.org * Found ...
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x2go terminates session immediately to xfce x2go server

I have troubles getting x2go up and running. My setup is Server: Debian 9 Client: Debian 8 When I try to connect to the server, the session is terminated immediately. Log of the server (/var/log/...
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x2go with multiple remote monitors

I'm trying out x2go on Arch Linux (local and remote) with a Cinnamon desktop environment to get remote access to the local session of my server over SSH. My problem is that the local server has 2 ...
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Black Screen using X2go client in Windows 10 connecting to X2go Server in Centos

First I had a problem with the printer and sharing files, after disabling both it is solved and no window error is shown. Then when I have tried to access from client the windows is fully black. How ...
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how to create a custom desktop session for x2go

I use the emacs window manager EXWM on my remote computer whith lightdm. How can I create a session for emacs EXWM? I am using the x2goclient. I have tried custom desktop with the command "startx" and ...
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How to make x2go’s windows get focus on click?

The problem I use x2go and both client and server side have i3 as wm. So, the problem is the conflict between each key bindings. When I press Super+w on the distant system’s window it affect the local ...
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Set X2Go up to allow remote windows on the local desktop?

If I run ssh -X server lxterminal I get a new terminal window open on my local desktop that I can then launch new applications on the server from (similarly to the old xrsh application, except using a ...
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Why XInput can't work in X-terminal?

I am trying to show keyboard event by app xinput. I tried on three workstations. On the first two workstations (in local X-session), all is good: Get device list: $ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=...
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Permanent desktop on Amazon EC2 instance with ubuntu server

I'm trying to run a program on an ubuntu 14.04 server instance on Amazon, but it needs a gui. I can install lunbuntu and use x2go to view the desktop, but as soon as there is a hiccup in my internet ...
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x2go printer sharing trouble

I have a got x2go server installed on Debian 8 by official manual: On server-side: sudo aptitude install x2goserver x2goserver-printing cups cups-x2go I login on server as user with x2goclient. I ...
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why do i see the error 'stdin: is not a tty' when using x2go to remotely connect to several linux OS distributions?

I can see that several questions have been asked and answered regarding the error message stdin: is not a TTY with regards to SSH terminal connections between machines. However, I am using X2goserver ...
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Why is LXDE displaying only boxes for font - and how to fix

A picture is worth 1000 words: This is fedora 20 running LXDE using X2GOServer, with X2GO client on windows. I am on a VPS at ramnode. I assume it's an issue with encoding, but I just can't figure ...
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How to fix x2go desktop, that does not resize contents, to fit in remote desktop window size

I transferred the KDE settings (ie contents of .kde) folder from an existing KDE to a new installed computer. Normally when I connect to a remote x2go, the windows are resizable, ie adjusting the ...
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