20190316 X2Go, available through the x2goserver package, is an X11-based remote desktop, able to serve geographically remote servers with minimal bandwidth. Interaction with remote desktops is smooth and timely.
On the remote server to which a connection is required (for example, a Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server with ssh enabled running in the cloud) install x2goserver and a desktop suite. The MATE desktop from ubuntu-mate-desktop is suggested for use with X2Go.
$ wajig update $ wajig distupgrade $ wajig install x2goserver $ wajig install ubuntu-mate-desktop
On the client (your local desktop) install the x2goclient.
$ wajig install x2goclient
After starting x2goclient click on the icon. Give the session a new name and specify the
Host (hostname or IP address). Provide your
username. Enable the
Try autologin checkbox for a ssh
connection, and for the
Session type choose
MATE from the drop down menu.
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