Remote Desktop with Terminal Servers

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Available terminal servers

Host Notes
stark Dedicated terminal server
shodan Dedicated terminal server
benjamin virtual Mathematica server
bobrowski virtual Mathematica server
eucken virtual login server
roth virtual login server
nexus virtual login server
dobby CQT cluster frontend
emmy STP cluster frontend
kreacher ITP cluster frontend

To use the cluster frontends, you need a cluster account.

SSH / Command line session

Text based sessions are initialized using SSH:

ssh [-AXY] <host>

Programs with graphical user interfaces need X Forwarding activated (Option -X or -Y)

Remote Desktop: X2Go

Desktop sessions are available via X2Go terminal server sessions. The client software is installed on our workstations. To use remote desktop with your own computer, install the X2Go client software for your operating system and configure a session using your user account and password or SSH key:


Figure 1: Example setup, note that not all listed session types are available (but at least XFCE and awesome will be)

The following session types are available:

XFCE Select "XFCE"

Created: 2023-02-10 Fri 11:46