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Published by gnugr on Sat, 11/08/2014 - 10:48 in



X2Go was started 2006 as a network solution for a Bavarian high school (Gymnasium) by Oleksandr Shneyder and Heinz-M. Graesing.

The name X2Go was choosen later as the first drafts were nameless. Phoca–the projects mascot–was invented 2006. Started as a PXE Boot Thin Client Environment, the client now is available for different desktops and operating systems.

2010 Mike Gabriel started his work on a python library and later on the pyhoca client. Members of the University of Erlangen joined the team 2010 and helped a lot with packaging and the new thin client environment.

Many thanks go to:

Qt (framework)
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
everybody who has contributed code, help and donations to this project - especially the members of the x2go-dev group