This Wiki has been transcribed from it’s original author Titte95
Instead of using the Putty Tunnel method, X2GO is much easier to setup with.
Step 1 – Login to your server as root.
Step 2 – Use box command for installing x2Go
Type in this command
box install x2go
The Plugin Manager will now install the X2GO server.
Step 3 – Install x2Go client locally
Once X2GO have been installed on your server, go and install the client on your own machine.
Step 4 – Connect with x2Go
- Open X2GO on your machine.
- Click ‘Session‘ -> ‘New Session‘
- In the new window fill in your host ip, your login (username for quickbox)
- Port: 4747
? And at the bottom remember to use
XFCEas the session type.
Now hit ‘OK‘.
After your new session have been created click on it at the right side and fill in your password when asked.
It should now start connect to the X2GO server.
Now open up a Browser on your server and go to:
You should now be good to go!
Quick FAQs (compiled from questions within the Plaza)
Q: How do you open up a browser on your server if its headless?
A: When you use x2go, it installs a GUI.
(example) My server is in France and headless and x2go produces a GUI that I then run the default browser in from the connected X2Go session.