X2Go Bug report logs - #1373
kex error : no match for method mac algo

Package: x2goclient; Maintainer for x2goclient is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goclient is src:x2goclient.

Reported by: Danie de Jager <danie.dejager@striata.com>

Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:10:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Merged with 1374

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To: Danie de Jager <danie.dejager@striata.com>,1373@bugs.x2go.org,submit@bugs.x2go.org
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Package: client

Hi Daniel,

I'm just a reader, but X2GO uses libssh, that support the Kex you are
using, so first of all, you have to install an updated version of libssh
and eventually check if it has been compiled with the support of these

Normally, I think, on the X2GO side there is nothing more to do.

Have a look here:


On 18 February 2019 10:07:37 CET, Danie de Jager <danie.dejager@striata.com> wrote:
>Package: client
>The client does not support chacha20 as I get this error when I try to
>connect to the X2Go server. I did harden my SSH configuration as guided
>When I use defaults it works fine. It seems that the library used by
>is missing some newer methods.
>server ssh config:
>KexAlgorithms curve25519-sha256@libssh.org
>Ciphers chacha20-poly1305@openssh.com,aes256-gcm@openssh.com,
>MACs hmac-sha2-512-etm@openssh.com,hmac-sha2-256-etm@openssh.com,
>Client sshd config:
>Client using default sshd config
>HashKnownHosts yes
>HostKeyAlgorithms ssh-ed25519-cert-v01@openssh.com,
>KexAlgorithms curve25519-sha256@libssh.org
>MACs hmac-sha2-512-etm@openssh.com,hmac-sha2-256-etm@openssh.com,
>Ciphers chacha20-poly1305@openssh.com,aes256-gcm@openssh.com,
>"kex error : no match for method mac algo client->server: server [
>client [hmac-sha1]"
>or sometimes
>"crypt_set_algorithms2: no crypto algorithm function found for
>Let me know if I can provide more information.
>*Danie de Jager*

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