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Installation X2Go Client




Download latest x2goclient for Windows and install. Administrator rights required.

:!: Versions prior to may have problems connecting to x2goserver if an antivirus product is installed on the client (even if it is disabled/inactive). If you cannot use or later, try using version 3.01-13.

:!: The Windows installer is based on Nullsoft and thus can be called with “/S” (case-sensitive) to perform a silent installation.


Ubuntu / Debain


X2Go Client is part of Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 as well as Debian Wheezy. Install it using the software center or by following command:

apt-get install x2goclient


The x2goclient package will install x2goclient on your GNU/Linux system and will make sure, that every needed package will be installed as dependency.

aptitude install x2goclient

You can now start X2goClient by typing x2goclient at the command-line or you'll find it inside the “Internet” section of your menu inside your graphical desktop environment.

If your version does not include x2go or you want to try that latest builds (it always takes some time until a new version arrives in the official repositories) you can add our repositories:


You need to add our repository to yum:

* Redhat GNU/Linux

GNU/Linux with installation from source tarball

The sources of this X2Go component are available as source tarballs.


Warning: This is not a supported installation. Do NOT expect any support from the developers of x2go, Fedora or Mandriva.

There are currently no Fedora packages for X2Go, but there are packages for Mandriva. For this installation all packages were downloaded from

  1. Start a terminal, go to a suitable folder, e g Download.
  2. Download packages for Mandriva (versions/file names may have changed):
  3. Install most of the packages with yum (automatically solves dependencies):
    sudo yum install nxproxy-3.3.0-3mdv2010.1.i586.rpm libxcomp3-3.3.0-3mdv2010.1.i586.rpm libjpeg8-1.1.1-1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm perl perl-Proc-Simple perl-Term-ReadPassword qt qt-x11
  4. Install packages with unmet dependecies (“perl-base” in Mandriva, Fedora calls it “perl”):
    sudo rpm -ivh --nodeps x2goclient-3.01-3mud2010.1.i586.rpm x2goclient-cli-3.0.1-3mud2010.1.noarch.rpm

Installation X2Go (Server)

Please see X2go's Server Core for detailed documentation.


You might have to install add-apt-repository first using:

sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install x2goserver
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