Fedora 19 Update: x2goclient-

updates at fedoraproject.org updates at fedoraproject.org
Sat Dec 28 02:13:33 UTC 2013

Fedora Update Notification
2013-12-20 00:28:59

Name        : x2goclient
Product     : Fedora 19
Version     :
Release     : 1.fc19
URL         : http://www.x2go.org
Summary     : X2Go Client application (Qt4)
Description :
X2Go is a server based computing environment with
    - session resuming
    - low bandwidth support
    - session brokerage support
    - client-side mass storage mounting support
    - client-side printing support
    - audio support
    - authentication by smartcard and USB stick

X2Go Client is a graphical client (Qt4) for the X2Go system.
You can use it to connect to running sessions and start new sessions.

Update Information:

- Update to
    - Provide Keywords: key in .desktop file.
    - Store broker HTTPS certificate exceptions in $HOME/.x2go/ssl/exceptions (before: $HOME/ssl/exceptions). (Fixes: #328).
    - Perform sanity checks on data that comes in from X2Go Servers.  Prohibit the execution of arbitrary code via the ~/.bashrc file. (Fixes: #333).
    - Add option --broker-cacertfile. Allow usage of non-system-wide installed (self-signed) SSL certificate chains for https (SSL) session broker connections. (Fixes: #311).
    - Update man page for new --tray-icon cmdline option.
    - Update man page for --broker-url. Explain the syntax of <URL>.
    - Properly handle (=expand) the "~" character in key filenames. (Brought to attention by Eldamir on IRC. Thanks!).
    - Expand tilde operator for all other file paths handed over to X2Go Client via sessions file or cmdline parameter.
    - Syntax fix of x2goclient.desktop file.
    - Test for various file locations of the pulseaudio cookie file.
    - Strip whitespaces off of user name, host name and other strings when loading / saving session profiles. (Fixes: #315).
    - New option --tray-icon. Force showing the tray icon, even for hidden sessions. Also allow creation of .desktop files with --tray-icon optionally being enabled. (Fixes: #316).
    - Update Spanish translation.
    - Support for keys "shadowuser" "shadowdisplay" and "shadowmode" in config file. This allows choosing the default display for shadow sessions.
    - Support for GSSApi(Kerberos 5) authentication. Using ssh/scp commands on Linux and Mac and plink/pscp on Windows.
    - Support for ChallengeResponseAuthentication (Google Authenticator)
    - Additional check if authentication with GSSApi successfull
    - c121b7e2d3d83abdc2d7a29637bc3294e38b2ec3 broke checking if remote command produce only stderr and not stdout. It made x2goclient crash if x2gostartagent send LIMIT error. Current commit fixes this issue.
    - SshMasterConnection should use current user name if no user name is specified in session settings
    - GSSApi(Kerberos 5) authentication for sshproxy and sshbroker
    - Handle SSH host key changes more elegantly and allow user interaction if such a host key change occurs. (Fixes: #241).

- Update summary and description from upstream
- Split out browser plugin into x2goplugin package
- Add x2goplugin-provider package for apache config

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update x2goclient' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

More information about the package-announce mailing list