Setting up a Remote Workstation in the Cloud

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Overview

In this video, the viewer is shown how to set up a remote workstation in the cloud, using X2Go.

Relevant Links
Original Video
X2Go Installation Documentation
[http://tipsonubuntu.com/2019/03/22/install-mate-desktop-1-22-ubuntu-18-04/ Source for MATE installation steps


Commands used in the Video

Install MATE repo

 add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/mate-1.22

Install MATE

 apt install mate-desktop-environment

Install X2Go Server

 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable
 sudo apt-get install x2goserver x2goserver-xsession
 Source: https://wiki.x2go.org/doku.php/doc:installation:x2goserver

Add a user

 adduser jay

Add user to sudo group

 usermod -aG sudo jay

Edit the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file

 nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config