x2go – terminal server suite

x2go is a fast terminal server suite based on NoMachine’s NX libraries.

This software is a “server based computing environment” combining the advantages of different existing solutions. x2go is “end user ready” and has improved usability.

It can be sized from single PC-installations to enterprise networks with multiple servers and LDAP Trees.

x2go is a fast, secure and simple way to connect to your desktop over local LAN or even over a low bandwidth internet connection such as a cellphone connection.

x2go is open source and available for different CPU architectures.

Features include:

  • Seamless windows.
  • Run individual applications without a desktop.
  • Supports modern authentication technologies:
    • Card readers.
    • USB tokens.
  • Store authentication data on a USB stick or a SmartCard.
  • Login manager.
  • NX compression methods.
  • Configuration module integrated into KDE’s Control Center:
    • User.
    • Group.
    • Device management.
    • Session control.
  • Text-capable pushmail system.
  • Front end for Samba administration.
  • Front end to manage desktop sharing.
  • Centralized user management via LDAP.
  • Clients:
    • Gtk client with Gnome integration.
    • Qt client.
    • Mobile client for the open source Maemo platform.

Website: wiki.x2go.org
Support: Documentation
Developer: Hein-M. Graesing
License: GNU GPL

X2Go

x2go is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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