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X2Go Server installation

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


First add the X2Go ppa repository for Ubuntu.

After adding the X2Go PPA to your remote Ubuntu “desktop” server the next step is to install the packages x2goserver and x2goserver-xsession:

sudo apt-get install x2goserver x2goserver-xsession


Add our X2Go Debian Repository.

sudo apt-get install x2goserver x2goserver-xsession


Add the X2Go repo to your yum configuration.

Activating Optional Channels for RHEL

Check that you have activated the “optional” channel:

sudo rhn-channel -l

If the optional channel for your base channel is not active, activate it.

sudo rhn-channel --add -c rhel-x86_64-server-optional-6

Installing sshfs (fuse)

Currently, even in the optional channel, there is no official package for sshfs and it is not (yet?) included in the X2Go repo. Thus it has to be downloaded form an alternate source:

Option 1: Download the package manually

sudo yum install fuse fuse-libs
sudo rpm -i --nosignature fuse-sshfs-2.2-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

Option 2: Install EPEL

URL to most recent EPEL repo installation package available here

sudo rpm -i epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm
sudo yum install fuse-sshfs

Installing X2Go Server

You should now be able to install the x2goserver package:

sudo yum install x2goserver

Warning: Note that currently the server must be in runlevel 5 to accept connections.

doc/installation/x2goserver.1363365523.txt.gz · Last modified: 2013/03/15 16:38 by sunweaver