Apparently from time to time the contents of /root/.profile are for some reason changed within the Ubuntu 16.04 installation.
The default looks like this:
# ~/.profile: executed by Bourne-compatible login shells.
if [ "$BASH" ]; then
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
Which doesn't work well together with X2Go interface. Basically you need to amend the last line "mesg n" with following:
tty -s && mesg n
Reboot the machine and profit 🙂 Read more [...]
Today I had a weird problem – my X2Go Client just kept saying “Unable to create SSH tunnel for X2Go session (NX) startup”. I tried to reboot remote server but no luck. What is the solution?
It’s rather easy – reboot the local computer you are trying to connect from (yes the PC you are sitting in front of), after that it should be fine.
Setup: Ubuntu x64 server 14.04.3 LTS running XFCE as GUI. The client I was connecting from: Windows 7 Pro x64.
Yeah I already hear you - why would anyone want a GUI on server machine. Well I do as I'm very used to Windows environment and I understand that it's might not be as secure as the raw console only server but...
Anyway - here is a little how to install the x2go on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 server. To those who are not familiar with x2go - it's sort of Remote desktop for Linux - it doesn't work so flawlessly as on Windows but it's free :).
1) we need to install GUI environment:
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