Linux-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Install Citrix Receiver (Linux)

Through Firefox or Chrome

Follow the steps below to access MyApps from Linux using a web browser. 

  1. Go to using Firefox or Chrome.
  2. Log in with your Andrew userID and password.
  3. You can launch available applications within the web browser.
    Note: This option offers limited functionality. Printers, local file storage and clipboard are not availble. If you need printers, local file storage, and clipboard follow the instructions below.

Through the Self-Service App

Follow the steps below to launch your applications from the Citrix Self Service Application. This will map your local device storage, clipboard and printers.

IMPORTANT: The instructions below were only tested on Ubuntu 14.04.

  1. Download Citrix Receiver for Linux to /Downloads. For Ubuntu 14.04 x64 see Debian Packages > Full Package (Self-Service Support) > Receiver for Linux (x86_64).
  2. Download the Comodo certificates to /Downloads.
  3. Open Terminal.
  4. Unzip the certificates file then run the following:

    sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/icaclient_*.deb
    sudo apt-get -f install

  5. Run the following command from Terminal to install and register the CMU SSL root and intermediate certificates:

    sudo cp ~/Downloads/*.pem /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/keystore/cacerts/
    sudo c_rehash /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/keystore/cacerts/

  6. Restart.
  7. Run the Citrix Configuration Tool from Terminal:

    /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/util/configmgr &

  8. Accept the EULA.
  9. Select the Accounts tab and click Add
  10. Enter the server address:
  11. When prompted log in with your Andrew userID and password.
  12. Click Save and Close.
  13. Run the Citrix Self Service Application from Terminal:

    /opt/Citrix/ICAClient/selfservice &

Last Updated: 1/27/16