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help:general_linux:x2go [2019/05/21 19:57]
jebailie [Using X2Go]
help:general_linux:x2go [2020/03/17 15:55] (current)
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 ====About==== ====About====
-X2Go is a program that lets you use your account'​s desktop remotely. ​ Imagine that you want to do work using DrScheme ​(or DrRacket, Netbeans, etc.) from your home computer but don't want to deal with the fuss of copying your work onto your CS account afterwards. **With X2Go, you can use your home computer as if it were a computer in Sanders Physics**. ​ You can view the exact same desktop that you always see on your CS account and run all your favorite programs. ​ It is as if you were sitting in front of a computer in the lab, but from the comfort of your own home.+X2Go is a program that lets you use your account'​s desktop remotely. ​ Imagine that you want to do work using DrRacket ​(or DrScheme, Netbeans, etc.) from your home computer but don't want to deal with the fuss of copying your work onto your CS account afterwards. **With X2Go, you can use your home computer as if it were a computer in Sanders Physics**. ​ You can view the exact same desktop that you always see on your CS account and run all your favorite programs. ​ It is as if you were sitting in front of a computer in the lab, but from the comfort of your own home.
  
 ====Features==== ====Features====
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 ====Using X2Go==== ====Using X2Go====
-<note warning>​Please note, that after you have a session running, simply closing the X2GO window does **NOT** end the session. ​ This can create issues, especially if you have a web browser, //​Netbeans//,​ //​DrRacket//​ or whatever running. ​ **WHEN you are done with the session, __make SURE you log out !!!__** </​note>​+<note warning>​Please note, that after you have a session running, simply closing the X2GO window does **NOT** end the session. ​ This can create issues, especially if you have a web browser, //​Netbeans//,​ //​DrRacket//​ or whatever running. ​ **WHEN you are done with the session, __make SURE you log out!__** </​note>​
 So you've installed the X2Go client on your computer and have just opened up the client for the first time!  Here's how to connect to the school computers: So you've installed the X2Go client on your computer and have just opened up the client for the first time!  Here's how to connect to the school computers:
  
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  <​note>​FIX:​ Mac keyboard = After logging in, to configure KEYBOARD : Start --> System Tools --> X2GO Mac Keyboard</​note>​  <​note>​FIX:​ Mac keyboard = After logging in, to configure KEYBOARD : Start --> System Tools --> X2GO Mac Keyboard</​note>​
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-====Troubleshooting==== 
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