[X2Go-User] What are athe difference between connexions

Ulrich Sibiller uli42 at gmx.de
Fri Jan 19 23:30:10 CET 2018

On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 8:58 PM, Alain Aupeix <alain.aupeix at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have made a maintenance tool to easily connect to distant or local
> computers with different products like vnc, x2go, ssh connections, ...
> For x2go connexion, I use this command line:
> cmd="x2goclient --thinclient --kbd-type=pc105/fr --autologin --link=lan
> --clipboard=both --close-disconnect
> --session="+trim(sUser)+"@"+trim(sMachine)+" &"
> To change the connection type, I first modify command in
> .x2goclient/sessions before connecting
> If I connect changing command to XFCE, it works directly
> If I connect changing to SHADOW, if works, but x2go ask me for : display :0
> or display :50 , and also if I want complete access (what I want)
> If I choose 0, it works, and also with 50, but in this case, no shared
> display as with XFCE
> What are the differences between XFCE and local :50 connections ?
> Is there a way with some parameters to launch directly x2go local session ?

I am afraid I cannot help here, but...

> Another minor problem:
> When I open a session from my desktop (1280x1024) on a notepad which has a
> screen of 1440x900) with x11vnc, I apply a correction of the screen size
> (about 0.88 for this computer) to have a complete display of the server
> screen.
> Is there a way to do such thing with x2go ?
> I have found the .x2goclient/sizes.
> [mainwindow]
> size=@Size(1175 747)
> pos=@Point(94 113)
> maximized=false
> Can I change it in this file or is it better to change it in
> .x2goclient/sessions ?

No, there's no zooming feature. But you can switch to desktop resize
mode by pressing ctrl-alt-r. You can then move around using


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