Linux-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Install Citrix Receiver (Linux)

Follow the steps below to install Citrix Receiver on your Linux computer. Once installed, you can access your application through a web browser.

Note: You will need root access to install.

  1. Download the Citrix Receiver that best matches your platform.
  2. Install the client from a terminal session running as Root.
    Example install on Ubuntu:
    test@testpc:~/Desktop$ sudo dpkg -i icaclient-12.1.0_i386.deb
    [sudo] password for test:
    Selecting previously unselected package icaclient.
    (Reading database ... 205077 files and directories currently installed.)
    Unpacking icaclient (from icaclient-12.1.0_i386.deb) ...
    Setting up icaclient (12.1.0) ...
    sudo cp AddTrustExternalCARoot.crt /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/keystore/cacerts
  3. You are now ready to use your Citrix applications. We recommend creating a bookmark for

If you receive a SSL error when launching an application, download the Comodo root certificate, and then copy it to /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/keystore/cacerts.