X2Go Bug report logs - #397
Cannot connect when user home folder contains a non-ascii character

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Package: x2goserver; Maintainer for x2goserver is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goserver is src:x2goserver.

Reported by: Néstor Uribe-Patarroyo <uribepnr@gmail.com>

Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2014 17:10:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: moreinfo, pending

Found in version

Fixed in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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tag #397 pending
fixed #397


X2Go issue #397 (src:x2goserver) reported by you has been
fixed in X2Go Git. You can see the changelog below, and you can
check the diff of the fix at:


The issue will most likely be fixed in src:x2goserver (

X2Go Git Admin (on behalf of the sender of this mail)

commit a2e9b6dbea53d598f007b5550cde6937ab6907dd
Author: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
Date:   Wed Aug 20 10:55:04 2014 +0200

    Abort session if env var $HOME is not set or if $HOME contains non-ASCII characters. (Fixes: #397).

diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index ea150c3..fdf038c 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -69,6 +69,8 @@ x2goserver ( UNRELEASED; urgency=low
       (Fixes: #558).
     - Allow length of username up to 48 characters (was: 32 characters). (Fixes:
+    - Abort session if env var $HOME is not set or if $HOME contains non-ASCII
+      characters. (Fixes: #397).
   * debian/control, x2goserver.spec:
     + Update versioned D: x2goagent (>= This assures that X2Go
       works with poly-instantiated /tmp directories.

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