X2Go Client Silent Install (How-To Guide)

X2Go is an open source remote desktop software. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the X2Go Client from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the X2Go Client Silently

X2Go Client Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://code.x2go.org/releases/binary-win32/x2goclient/releases
  2. Select the version of your choice
  3. Download the x2goclient-w.x.y.z-setup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: x2goclient-w.x.y.z-setup.exe /S
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the X2Go Client Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:X2Go Client
Vendor:X2Go Project
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:x2goclient-w.x.y.z-setup.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\x2goclient\Uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\x2goclient\Uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://code.x2go.org/releases/binary-win32/x2goclient/releases
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/x2go-client-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Change Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing the X2Go Client to “C:\X2GoClient”

x2goclient-w.x.y.z-setup.exe /S /D=C:\X2GoClient

How to Uninstall the X2Go Client Silently

Check out the X2Go Client Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

X2Go Client Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit Systems

"%ProgramFiles%\x2goclient\Uninstall.exe" /S

X2Go Client Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit Systems

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\x2goclient\Uninstall.exe" /S

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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