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Installing Pyhoca-GUI

Debian GNU/Linux

PyHoca-GUI and PyHoca-CLI can be installed from the X2Go package repository. Add the X2Go repository for Debian to your APT system before you continue.

Ubuntu GNU/Linux

PyHoca-GUI and PyHoca-CLI can be installed from X2Go PPA on Launchpad. Add the X2Go/stable PPA to your APT system before you continue.

After adding either of the above package sources to your Debian/Ubuntu system you will need to update your system with the new repository information by starting a terminal and execute the following commands (on Debian make sure you have sudo installed and configured):

sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude install pyhoca-gui

Other GNU/Linux (from source tarball)

Other GNU/Linux distributions can install PyHoca-GUI from source tarballs. The PyHoca-GUI tarball releases can be downloaded from, please choose the newest version available there and also consult the README.recommended file if available at the same location.

Before installation make sure your system fulfills the (Python module) dependencies for PyHoca-GUI, amongst others: python-x2go, python-paramiko, python-gevent, python-greenlet, python-setproctitle, python-argparse, wxPython (2.8/2.9).

If you have seen to installing required dependencies, extract the source tarball and run the Python installation script:

tar -vzxf pyhoca-gui_<version>.tar.gz
cd pyhoca-gui_<version>
python install

MS Windows

To install PyHoca-GUI for MS Windows click here. Download the bundled (PyHoca-GUI + VcXsrv + Ghostscript) setup installer to your computer and run the PyHoca-GUI setup and follow the presented installation instructions.

At the time of writing no MS Windows installer is available for the PyHoca command line client PyHoca-CLI.


A PyHoca-GUI/PyHoca-CLI installer for MacOS is currently not available. Sorry.

doc/installation/pyhoca-gui.1363004643.txt.gz · Last modified: 2013/03/11 12:24 by sunweaver