X2GO for remote desktop
This remote desktop client works on windows, mac, and linux.
After installing the client, open x2go client. You will need to create a session and will need to fill out three text fields. You may keep the default on the rest of the fields.
- Session Name:
- calclabnx or any name you choose
- Your TAMU netid (username for howdy, all lowercase)
- You will be prompted for your password, which is case-sensitive.
- The first time you connect you will have to approve a ssh fingerprint. Here is a screenshot:
Hardest part for most people
It is not obvious but you click in the following area to connect. Here is a screenshot to assist.