This new feature is available from version 126.96.36.199 (X2Go Server version 188.8.131.52) and on-wards and makes it possible to display a menu with a list of the available remote applications for the user, which when started behaves like a locally installed application. The menu with the applications can be controlled centrally, and can be system-wide or per user.
The list that is presented looks to be local, but it's actually fetched from the server through the session. Try to start an application from the menu and you will see that it integrates into your local desktop environment like it was locally installed.
If you chose to minimize x2goclient to the Systray, right-clicking the icon in the Systray and selecting the name of your session will show the list of published applications as well, in a more compact form.
On the X2Go Server you can control the applications displayed on the Published applications menu by adding, removing or controlling access to the files in
Note that this is by default a symlink to
You may change the destination of the symlink as you please, or replace it with a directory, if you don't want to mess with the files in