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x2goruncommand - Man Page

Launch Command inside an X2Go Session


x2goruncommand <display> <agent_pid> <session_id> <command> <sound_system> <session_type>


x2goruncommand launches a(n X-based) command inside of a given X2Go session.

x2goruncommand is run with X2Go user privileges and normally executed by an X2Go client application.



The X display number/port of the session this command is for.


The process ID (pid) of the x2goagent instance that the given session runs in.


The <session_id> is the unique identifier of the X2Go session that this command is intended for.


Execute command <command>. Full paths will be ignored, the command has to be in the server's $PATH.

Possible generic values for <command> are: WWWBROWSER, OFFICE, MAILCLIENT and TERMINAL.


Either of the possible sound systems supported by X2Go: pulse, esd, arts (obsolete) or none.


Allowed values for <session_type> are: D (desktop) and R (rootless).

Return Values

By x2goruncommand nothing is reported on stdout or stderr.

As exitcode x2goruncommand always returns 0.

See Also

x2gostartagent(8), x2goresume-session(8), x2gosuspend-session(8), x2goterminate-sessions(8)


This manual has been written by Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de> for the X2Go project (https://www.x2go.org).

Referenced By

x2goresume-session(8), x2goserver-run-extensions(8), x2gostartagent(8), x2gosuspend-session(8), x2goterminate-session(8).

Aug 2023 Version X2Go Server Tool